Check out the food breakdown. What you know about electrolytes? There may be some terms that you come across while you’re grocery shopping or ordering food. We’re gonna provide the breakdown so that you can get the most out of your diet.
Electrolytes are minerals that literally carry an electrical charge! According to Healthline, They’re vital for health and survival. Electrolytes spark cell function throughout the body. They support hydration and help the body produce energy. They’re also responsible for stimulating muscle contractions, including those that keep your heart beating.
Prepared foods contain some types of electrolytes. So do certain whole foods, such as spinach, turkey, and oranges. Some other types of electrolytes are:
Checkout this article, to learn about more electrolytes! Electrolytes also help with building new tissue, supporting blood clotting, keeping your heart beating by electrically stimulating muscle contractions, and more.
If you have an electrolyte imbalance, you may experience some or all of these symptoms:
- muscle cramps, spasms, or twitching
- muscle weakness
- irregular or fast heartbeat
- extreme thirst
- fatigue or lethargy
- confusion or disorientation
Hopefully, this breakdown of dieting helped out a little. Remember, before undergoing any workout consult your physician for advice. Until the next eat better!