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Gatorade Or Water For Hydration
Drinking lots of fluids will help avoid orthostatic hypotension. Is plain filtered water enough or electrolyte water preferred?
From other food: You can get them from regular meals as well. ...Read more
Can diabetics drink vitamin water and life water if they don't drink plain water to help with hydration?
Yes BUT: You need to read the labels carefully. Some have few carbohydrates and others as many as over 40 grams of carbohydrate . The numbers of calories therefore vary quite a bit. Some are sweetened with stevia while other flavors of ths same brand might be flavored with a sugar alcohol. ...Read more
No: I'm sorry somebody gave you this misinformation, and even sorrier that you acne has not been managed so you ended up with scars. You're a grown man now, and you can get some topical benzoyl peroxide to use as tolerable; if you're not clear in two weeks, phone your personal physician and ask for Rx that will clear you. Ignore all the "pop" claims. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes and No: As far as providing fluid to the body both are same. Flavored water may have sugars or substitutes that may provide more calories or adverse effects. ...Read more
Sports drinks...: ...Are at least closer to the ideal composition, but they still tend to be heavy on sugar and light on potassium compared to the who-recommended rehydration solution. Water can produce dangerous electrolyte disturbances by diluting your body's salts as they are being flushed out by diarrhea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: For mild dehydration, water is fine. For severe dehydration, often due to severe diarrhea/heat exposure it is important to include salt, sugar, water, and other electrolytes. Sports drinks often have these ingredients but typically have more sugar than is recommended, particularly in the setting of severe diarrhea. Salty chicken or vegetable soup is often a good initial solution. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Instead of drinking juice or sodas or gatorade or something else..If i only drink water as a beverage, will i loose weight?
Probably: In addition to what you are drinking, you also want to focus on eating mostly fruits & veggies, as well as some whole grains, lean proteins and healthy fats total daily calories in will impact your weight and eliminating beverage calories usually helps get plenty of exercise. Have fun! ...Read more
Is drinking tea, coffee or other types of liquid, just as good as drinking water for skin health?
No: Drinking plain water is healthy rather than beverage. ...Read more
How to maintain electrolyte balance during colonoscopy preparation? Should I drink mineral water and sport drinks?
They say to drink water for dehydration, but would drinking plenty of juice made out of water be as equivalent, or does water alone make a difference?
Myths: Nope. Not in any way. The only thing here helpful is the gatorade to help you hydrate. But, none of this will, in any way, shorten or treat the illness. ...Read more
Does naturally flavored sparking water hydrate as good as regular water? I usually drink sparkling more because I don't care for plain water
Dehydration: AMY CANAVAN, MD, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, Falls Church, Virginia BILLY S. ARANT, JR., MD, University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee Am Fam Physician. 2009 Oct 1;80(7):692-696. Diagnosis and Management of Dehydration in Children Check this article out Typically it is the combination of elctorytes and carbs that make a difference. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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