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The electrolyte balance!

Kushal singh
Kushal singh
The electrolyte balance !

Electrolytes are: Essential minerals found in body fluids.
Major electrolytes are: Sodium, potassium. Chloride, magnesium.

Electrolytes are required for various bodily processes, muscle and nerve functioning and also maintains the acid base balance. Dehydration caused by excess of heat can lead to electrolyte imbalance. When a person sweats, water and electrolytes both are lost to a minimal extend and during an intense exercise activity the rate of loss of electrolytes becomes more. 
However, replenishing the electrolytes has shown to help overcome: Keto Flu symptoms, Muscle cramps, constipation, fatigue. 

Sources: 
1. Vegetables such as Spinach, zucchini
2. Mushroom
3. Fruits: Avocado, banana
4. Fish, Chicken broth
5. Nuts such as Almonds
6. Tender coconut water
7. Multivitamin
8. Salt
9. Dark chocolates.

Takeaway points:
>> Keep yourself well hydrated. 
>> Just because you start to diet does not mean that you will have to completely avoid Salt in all the food. (RDA for common salt is around 2.4g/day). 
>> You don’t really require an electrolyte supplement until and unless prescribed by a doctor. Well balanced diet should give one all the required electrolyte. 

References: 
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26841436
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15773233
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12056182