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Sodium Electrolyte Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sodium Electrolyte.

Here's Why You Should Celebrate Sweat

Regardless of weight or fitness level, we all sweat (although some more than others). For many, it's welcomed as physical proof of exertion. Whether you prefer running, spinning or hot yoga, there's just something exhilarating...  Read more

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

You Probably Need to Drink More Water While Working Out 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, d...  Read more

How to Crush a Workout Cramp

You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you...  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

Wrestling with Sodium
Updated 9/14/2016 9:09:30 PM

Hi everyone. My name is Tom and I am a long time diabetic who weighs in at a hefty 259lbs. I have struggled with my weight for almost the entire time I have been diabetic so this is one more effort to bring that down. I think I can stay with the calo...  Read more

How do I lower sodium? I'm always way high and my
Updated 9/13/2016 8:17:35 AM

How do I lower sodium? I'm always way high and my potassium is way low......  Read more

I think I'm starting to get this low-sodium diet d
Updated 9/10/2016 4:05:05 PM

I think I'm starting to get this low-sodium diet down. I've been under 1500 mg for almost a week! Still searching for interesting low sodium/calorie foods, any suggestions? (Oh, and my husband just left to get corndogs... it's torture!!)...  Read more

#Diet challenge: reduced #sodium eating @ #Restaur
Updated 9/10/2016 11:23:14 AM

#Diet challenge: reduced #sodium eating @ #Restaurants Any tips on this?I'm so sodium sensitive that 1 high sodium meal @ a restaurant can make me gain 2 lbs overnite,which take a WEEK to go away.Getting tired of salads. #Suggestions?...  Read more

I believe I am having problems with my sodium leve
Updated 9/9/2016 7:17:09 PM

I believe I am having problems with my sodium levels since I having been eating healthy. Today, I ate a 1/2 size Sumner berry salad from Wendy's. About 30 mins to an hour later my mouth felt like metal or sandpaper. Is anyone else having this problem...  Read more


The “Good” of GatoradeWhen you exercise, it’s important to stay hydrated. While water is the most logical form of hydration, sports drinks like Gatorade contain sugar and electrolytes like sodium and potassium. Sports drinks can help replace what we...  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

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