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Does cranberry juice replenish electrolytes?

Does cranberry juice replenish electrolytes?

Cranberry juice: For a detailed description of the electrolytes found in cranberry juice (c), go to this link: http://nutritiondata.Self.Com/facts/fruits-and-fruit-juices/7678/2 there are better source of potassium other than c, orange juice for example. ...Read more

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Can coconut water replenish electrolytes?

Can coconut water replenish electrolytes?

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 more

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Prune juice contains potassium right?

Prune juice contains potassium right?

Right: Prune juice has potassium, and is considered a good source of dietary potassium. ...Read more

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Does chicken noodle soup contain potassium?

Does chicken noodle soup contain potassium?

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 more

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Soda water or tonic water for upset stomache?

Soda water or tonic water for upset stomache?

Slightly flattened : Ginger ale. Probably the simplest way to reduce nausea ; upset stomach is with ginger. You can drink slightly flattened ginger ale or nibble on crystallized ginger. Or pour boiling water over freshly sliced organic ginger ; steep x 5 min in a covered pot. Sip. ...Read more

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Is sparkling flavoured water alkaline?

Sparkling water: it is not, carbonated beverages are generally acidic ...Read more

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Is drinking water good?

Is drinking water good?

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

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Extra joss energy drink with aspartame, acesulfame k, sodium bicarbonate, royal jelly, citric acid, and some flavor safe as a staple preworkout?

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

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Is sparkling water better than diet soda?

Is sparkling water better than diet soda?

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

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Dehydration...Why does water taste sweet?

Dehydration...Why does water taste sweet?

Unsure: Maybe just because you are really craving it? Hard to say...May be psychologic. ...Read more

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Does prune juice contain vitamin k?

Does prune juice contain vitamin k?

Vitamin K: Although dark, leafy greens provide more than 31 times as much vitamin k as prunes or dried plums, their sweet flavor makes prunes a more palatable alternative. ...Read more

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Does drinking too mich water cause diarrhea?

Does drinking too mich water cause diarrhea?

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

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Is drinking soda water healthy?

Is drinking soda water healthy?

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 more

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Does plain senna syrup effect electrolyte balance?

Does plain senna  syrup effect electrolyte balance?

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

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Is drinking flavored water or sparklibg water the same as drinking water?

Is drinking flavored water or sparklibg water the same as drinking water?

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