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What are Electrolytes?

If you’ve ever seen an ad for a sports drink or played sports, you’ve likely heard of electrolytes. But what are they exactly? Why does Gatorade have electricity in it, and why do you need it after you exercise? Is it really that important, or is it just a marketing strategy? In reality, “electrolytes” is […]

Refreshing Drinks to Beat the Heat This Summer

During the summer, it’s easy to work up a thirst, especially if you’re spending time outside in the warm sun, relaxing by the pool, gardening, or vacationing at the beach. If you start to feel thirsty, though, that’s actually a sign of dehydration, so it’s important to rehydrate quickly. A nice cool drink is tough […]