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For preventing dehydration with e.Coli infections, which is better water or sports drinks?
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Both are okay
Water is cheaper.

In brief: Both are okay
Water is cheaper.
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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