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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

How to Eliminate Muscle Cramps

There are two kinds of people in this world: People who have had muscle cramps and people who will experience them sooner or later. Muscle cramps happen to almost everyone, and for a lot of different reasons. Vigorous exercise can certainl...  Read more

Help Your Kids Beat the Summer Heat

It’s "summertime, and the livin' is easy." But for kids, life during summer can be downright sweltering. Many activities—ball games, tennis clinics, band camp, and football training—take place during this hot season, a...  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

Glossary of Fitness Terms

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How to recover from a high sodium meal
Updated 4/9/2014 1:28:12 PM

Every so often I have to go out to lunch with my co-workers. Most of the time we go to a pizza buffet place which also has a salad bar. Usually I get a salad and have two slices of pizza but even this small amount causes me to bloat big time the ne...  Read more

Low sodium salad dressings
Updated 3/30/2014 6:56:54 AM

I love, love, love salads but doc says to stick with low sodium dressings. Not so easy to do. Can anyone give me information about dressings I can purchase or good recipes for them. Thanks so much for your help with this one!...  Read more

Sodium Tracking
Updated 1/11/2014 12:49:07 PM

Due to high blood pressure my doctor would like me to track Sodium intake. Is there a way to track on sparkpeople. Thank you :)...  Read more

Sodium and Potassium
Updated 12/18/2013 3:01:10 PM

I know that there are SO many different opinions and studies for both sides of this statement... but I was wondering if anyone has any sort of official articles that I could read on the subject. Does eating more potassium balance out the sodium?...  Read more

Sodium Content in slow cooker recipe?
Updated 12/12/2013 8:11:04 AM

recipes.sparkpeople.com/recipe-detail.asp?
recipe=151837 In reading the recipe in the above link, a poster rating the recipe was alarmed at the sodium content. When broth is used for the cooking process and not all actually absorbed and...  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 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

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