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Sodium Electrolyte Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sodium Electrolyte.

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

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

Shakin' It Up with the Skinny on Salt

Even if you are not a potato chip and pretzel junkie, you’re probably eating more salt than you realize. Sodium, the main ingredient in table salt, can hide in places you don’t suspect, like in ketchup, frozen dinners, instant hot cereals...  Read more

15 Heart-Healthy Versions of Your Favorite Foods

Whether you've been told you need to lower your blood pressure, improve your cholesterol levels, or just want to take preventative measures to protect your ticker, one of the first things you'll likely change is your diet. Heart-healthy diets...  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

my sodium is always high when everything else is g
Updated 9/25/2015 8:53:59 PM

my sodium is always high when everything else is good....  Read more

What's an acceptable amount of sodium in a frozen
Updated 9/22/2015 4:18:48 PM

What's an acceptable amount of sodium in a frozen dinner?...  Read more

Lean Cuisines aren't bad. They are high in sodium

Lean Cuisines aren't bad. They are high in sodium and preservatives but I like to keep a few on hand in case I am running behind and don't get to make a lunch. They're better than fast food at least....  Read more

sodium track
Updated 10/8/2015 11:08:03 PM

is there any way of adding another column to your daily food log. i want to see sodium break down. Keeps saying i'm over but i don't eat chips, or hot dogs, i don't add salt to my cooking...  Read more

If you retain water, keep an eye on your Sodium in
Updated 9/13/2015 1:59:48 PM

If you retain water, keep an eye on your Sodium intake! the scale is moving in the right direction again, thanks to the nutritionist I see. I stay below 1,000mg. potassium counteracts sodium. up the potassium! Hope it helps someone....  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

Lowering Salt Intake

Consuming no more than 2,300 mg of sodium per day, while aiming at a goal of 1,500 mg sodium for health. Heart Issues, Blood Pressure, Meniere's, and other salt inhibited disorders are all welcome!...  Read more

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

Early last week my colleague and 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

Food on the Run: Top Eight Choices for the Sodium Conscious

Men's Health Magazine and the authors of Eat This Not That recently released The Saltiest Foods in America 2009 list. They looked at many different categories of fast foods, comfort foods and snacks. What was the saltiest food in America for 2009?P....  Read more