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Fluid Electrolyte Imbalance Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fluid Electrolyte Imbalance.

Healthy Beverage Guidelines

Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an...  Read more

What to Eat After You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

Dietary Tips for Digestive Distress

You've probably eaten a large, spicy meal at one time or another, only to end up with an upset stomach (or other digestive woes). The occasional bout of heartburn isn't something of great concern, but when it happens frequently, it's time...  Read more

Drinking Water During Exercise

The Well-Watered Exerciser Except for oxygen, there’s nothing your body needs more than an adequate supply of water. And the more you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right amount of water before, during, and after your workout...  Read more

8 Ways to Reduce Belly Bloat

Maybe you ate the wrong thing or, on a gotta-get-healthier kick, you ate too much of the right thing (think fiber). All you know is that the inevitable discomfort has ensued and your pants feel a little tighter than they did this morning. What exactl...  Read more

Cycling and Turbo Trainers (e.g. CycleOps Fluid 2)
Updated 6/15/2014 11:38:45 AM

I've just joined SP and am starting getting back into exercise. I don't like gyms and know that I would never stick to an exercise programme that involves going to one. My main issues with fitting in exercise are putting it off after a long day at wo...  Read more

fluids? water?
Updated 4/16/2014 3:30:10 PM

I'm curious what fluids people count as "water". tea? coffee? non-calorie carbonated drinks? non-calorie non-carbonated drinks? other?...  Read more

fluid gain from surgery
Updated 1/8/2014 10:59:23 AM

Just spent 2 days in the hospital having major surgery, ended up with a bleeder so had a 2nd surgery so spent 2 days on iv fluids and now find myself 7 lb heavier then when I entered the hospital. I can see all the swelling and puffiness but its sti...  Read more

what's the deal with body fluids?
Updated 11/6/2013 1:56:21 PM

quite a few months, during my previous weight loss attempt, I decided to have my metabolism measured. (Don't ask me what method i used, i went to a dietician and i don't know). on the report paper, there was also information about body fat % and bo...  Read more

Restoring electrolytes during hot weather activities

Since the weather is really hot sometimes water alone is not enough when you're doing activities that make you sweat a lot. I found Powerade Zero which has electrolytes and has zero calories. I drink some of it when hiking in the heat along with wa...  Read more

Coconut Water

Great for rehydrating after invigorating workout in which much sweating has occurred - replenishes electrolytes and all natural - tastes great!...  Read more

Women with PCOS

For women struggling to lose weight due to hormonal imbalances from PCOS. Join us to discuss issues relating to your PCOS....  Read more

Will Pickle Juice Really Become the Next Sports Drink for Exercisers?

Early last week my colleague and dailySpark.com editor Stepfanie Romine, sent me an idea for a blog about using pickle juice as a electrolyte replacement source for exercisers . She actually stumbled across the idea from one of the comments left on...  Read more

When Too Much Water Can Cause Problems for Runners

For many runners, our biggest concern after injury, is becoming dehydrated, especially when temperatures start to sore and our mileage begins to creep up. While dehydration can be an issue, overhydration can be an even more dangerous issue, particula...  Read more