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From other food: You can get them from regular meals as well. ...Read more
Yes, some: Coconut water has less sugar and sodium and more potassium than Gatorade. It will replenish electrolytes (sodium and potassium) but the amount replenished will be different than Gatorade. Some athletes use coconut water, but, to get the proper ratio of electrolytes you need to add sodium (i.e. table salt). It may be easier to stick with the low sugar versions of Gatorade. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: It depend on the kind of soup. One serving of its chicken noodle soup has 60 calories, 2 g fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 50 mg potassium and 890 mg sodium. In comparison, the 25 percent less sodium chicken noodle soup has 60 calories, 2 g fat, 15 mg cholesterol, 90 mg potassium and 660 mg sodium. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hydration: Like my father says to much of anything isn't good for you. An average person should drink 3l of water daily to keep homeostasis or balance in the body. Water is lost through the skin, breathing, urinating, and having bowel movements not to mention losses due to increasing stress such as infection or increased metabolism. Drinking water will keep you balanced and hydrated for daily activity. ...Read more
Drinking lots of fluids will help avoid orthostatic hypotension. Is plain filtered water enough or electrolyte water preferred?
Extra joss energy drink with aspartame, acesulfame k, sodium bicarbonate, royal jelly, citric acid, and some flavor safe as a staple preworkout?
Many meds: I don't think this is a good idea - too many meds! Please have your doctor refer you to a dietitian - he/she will help you optimize the many drinks, meds, etc. Please keep me informed. ...Read more
Overall yes: Both have no or very limited calories (a good thing), both have bubbles, can be refreshing, but can also cause gassiness, bloat, etc. Sparkling water wins because you retrain your taste buds, so they don't continue to "crave" intense sweet taste. Sparkling water has no artificial sweeteners so you avoid whatever controversies exist re: short and long term safety. ...Read more
Is drinking cascade ice zero calories naturally flavored sparkling water healthier drink instead of soda?
Soda: Either should be OK.Get a more detailed answer ›
Never;: Too much water intake result in too much urination only. When there is diarrhea, drink a lot of fluid. Increased fluid intake prevents dehydration. If diarrhea continues, electrolytes e.g. Sodium, potassium, chloride, bicarbonate (sodium bicarbonate) are lost, leading to fluid and electrolyte imbalance with dehydration. Need to drink electrolyte solution (e.g. Pedialyte) along with regular food. Avoid leafy vegetables. ...Read more
Water=best drink: Without water, we cannot exist....Nearly 3/4 of your body is water-weighted. With that said, it does not mean you have to drink "clear-water" to live. Juice, milk, sodas/coffee/tea etc..Are actually mostly water..So you can live on these..But not recommended because of the junks in them--sugar/fructose, preservatives/colorings etc..Are the bad parts, not the water part.. Water=best drink on earth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possibly If LongTerm: Long term use of senna syrup can cause electrolyte balance. It may cause a deficiency of potassium among other electrolytes. The nih does not recommend use for more than 2 weeks. See the following site for more information: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/druginfo/natural/652.Html. ...Read more
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
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