Electrolytes: What are electrolytes? What happens if the body loses them? What foods are they found in?

Excessive sweating causes the body to lose a lot of electrolytes. This causes the body to feel tired and lethargic. Electrolytes are essential for the body to be active. That’s why it’s so important to get them back. Electrolytes Salts and minerals in the body like potassium, calcium, magnesium and chloride help in reducing stress by improving functioning. They play a vital role in providing energy and hydration to the body.

How do electrolytes work?

Electrolytes help in blood clotting. Makes the heart beat regularly. Regulates blood ph levels. Regulates plasma fluid levels in the blood. We can get electrolytes from food and water. We suffer from dehydration when we have fever, nausea and vomiting. At that time we can get electrolytes through drinks. If the body does not get enough electrolytes, there is a risk of dehydration, overhydration and kidney problems. That is why the body should get enough electrolytes.

Electrolytes in this food

Milk, curd: These two dairy products are rich in electrolytes. . A cup of yogurt contains 300 milligrams of calcium, while a cup of milk contains 450 milligrams of calcium.

Bananas:  They are rich in potassium. Helps regulate blood pressure. 

Coconut water: Gives instant energy after a hard workout. Enhances electrolytes.

Watermelon: Watermelon contains natural sugar. It is rich in potassium.

Avocado: Also known as butter fruit. Potassium is good. Helps the body to rehydrate.

Meat: Meat provides energy and electrolytes.

Fruit juices: Orange, lemon, pomegranate Eating also provides electrolytes. Apart from this, milk gives the body the electrolytes it needs.

Sports Drink: Gives the body extra energy after strenuous exercise. Electrolytes help to restore.

Note: Information collected from various studies, researches, health journals is provided here as usual for your understanding. This information is not a substitute for medical care or treatment. Regarding health.. you should definitely consult a doctor if you have any doubts. Please note that ‘ABP Country’, ‘ABP Network’ are not responsible for the matters mentioned in this article.

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