Oct 23rd 2023 | Jay Honstetter

Electrolytes: What They Are and Why You Need Them

Commercials for sports drinks are always bragging about the refreshing, hydrating quality of their brand’s output, noting the abundance of electrolytes in their drinks, and omitting the massive amounts of sugar found directly on their label. Now we know sugar is not great for you - it's fine in small doses but when it starts to add up it can result in high blood pressure, inflammation, diabetes, weight gain, and can even lead to fatty liver disease. But we know electrolytes are good for you, and …