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You’re a hard-working, multi-tasking, go-getter who knows that proper nutrition is key to your daily success. You crave the kind of fuel that will power you to achieve your goals. So make sure your hydration is also up to the challenge. Hydrate with the mighty minerals of an electrolyte replacement drink to make an energizing splash in your daily water intake.*
Electrolytes (minerals with electrical charges) are essential for everybody. Endurance athletes and power lifters aren’t the only people whose bodies rely on electrolyte replacement. You too can support superior hydration with the simple addition of USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink to your next bottle of water.*
You need the help of electrolytes to optimize your hydration. Electrolytes help your body retain the water it needs to function (you’ll dive into the science behind electrolytes later on.) Thirst, fatigue, as well as dry lips and skin are all ways your body can alert you to your hydration status.*
Enhance your glass of water with the key electrolyte minerals your body needs to fight signs of dehydration before they start.
Here’s how electrolytes support your hydration:
- replenish electrolytes lost in sweat*
- maintain healthy hydration levels*
- support healthy muscles*
- maintain energy and mental clarity throughout the day*
Pour a tall glass of water and see for yourself how electrolyte replacement can support your healthy body. That way you can dive into your daily routine with the proper hydration to help you achieve your goals.*
Electrolyte Replacement 101: Your Electric Body
Pre-business meeting or post-workout, replenish your body with the electrolyte minerals it needs to conduct electricity. That’s right—it’s time to start thinking of your body like a piece of electrical equipment. You are a living, breathing, healthy-living machine.
Minerals like sodium, potassium, magnesium, and calcium are considered electrolytes. The name electrolytes comes because they impart an electrical charge to the fluid that surrounds them—bodily fluids like blood, urine, and sweat. Your body uses these charged particles to relay important electrical impulses. Here are a few examples of the electrical operations in your body:
- Neurons electrically stimulate muscle groups to relax and contract
- Pacemaker cells in your heart use electricity to beat in unison
- Electrical gradients direct movement of ions across cell membranes, allowing cells to carry out instructions and communicate with one another
Channeling the electrical power of electrolytes makes simple and complex movements possible. Pumping your legs on a stationary bike, jogging in the park, swimming, and walking your dog all rely on electrolyte assistance. Even operations beneath the skin’s surface like your heartbeat need electrolytes to function.
With the support of an electrolyte replacement drink, you can be sure the necessary minerals are in place for the electrical circuits in your body to light up properly. That keeps your cellular wiring prepared to fire signals all day long.*
Optimize Hydration with Electrolytes*
Healthy hydration is just as important as good nutrition. You might already drink the recommended eight glasses of water a day. But you can make that water work harder for you with the help of the electrolytes found in USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink Mix.*
Electrolytes calcium, magnesium, sodium, and potassium support your body’s ability to retain proper amounts of water and stay hydrated. The water and electrolytes in your body like to be evenly concentrated in your blood. Since electrolytes and water are attracted to one another, if you maintain the proper concentration of electrolytes, water will be drawn to them.*
But just like all other nutrients, electrolytes are a finite resource that need replenished. Most often your body loses electrolytes through sweat.
Sweating removes water from your body in an attempt to cool itself down. A hot day, strenuous workout, or nervousness can trigger sweat. But water isn’t the only thing that leaves your body when you sweat. The electrolytes in your blood escape with the water, too.
Electrolytes travel with water by a process called diffusion. Basic chemistry teaches that solutes (ions like electrolytes) like to be dissolved equally in a volume of water (blood or other bodily fluids). Diffusion encourages the electrolytes in your blood to follow water, to equal out their concentration. When water evaporates through your skin as you sweat, the electrolytes in your blood tag along.
It’s important to keep your electrolytes within the normal range by replenishing them often. Electrolyte replacement drinks are a great way to maintain a healthy electrolyte balance. USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink Mix adds essential minerals to your water for an easy, convenient, and delicious way to replace electrolytes.
Be proactive about supporting healthy hydration by enhancing one of your bottles or glasses of water with electrolytes during the day. The minerals in the Active Nutrition electrolyte drink mix help keep the water you need to thrive in your body, optimizing your hydration as you tackle each busy day.*
Electrolytes Support Healthy Muscles and Exercise Performance*
You don’t need to be a sports star to experience how electrolytes help maintain muscle health and activity. Athletes and beginner fitness enthusiasts alike need the muscle support that electrolytes can provide. And you can optimize your exercise performance with the help of the essential minerals found in USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink Mix.*
Recall that electrolytes facilitate electrical signals between neurons and muscle tissue. All the muscles in your body can use minerals like calcium from electrolyte replacement drinks to conduct electricity. This includes the bigger muscle groups in your arms and legs that are targeted during exercise.
Let’s zoom in to see exactly how it works.
Electrolytes flow in and out of muscle cells to stimulate contraction and relaxation. Calcium rushes into muscle fibers during muscle contraction, causing a shape change in the proteins that help muscle fibers contract. As calcium detaches from these proteins, the muscle fibers can relax. Your muscles need plenty of electrolytes available to optimize their performance.*
Maintaining healthy levels of calcium and other electrolytes is crucial for your muscle function. Too little calcium and you might experience occasional muscle weakness or cramps. With the proper electrolyte balance, you can flex your support for muscle health and optimize your exercise performance. Keep your muscles in shape by stocking up on calcium and the other essential minerals in the refreshing USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink Mix.*
Harness Energy and Optimize Mental Clarity with Help from Electrolytes*
Energy—or lack thereof—is often what stands between you and tasks that need to be completed. The electrolytes in the Active Nutrition drink mix can help you turn tired excuses into project execution.*
One of the first signs you need to drink more water is fatigue—physical and mental. Brain fog often accompanies the feelings of tiredness associated with dehydration. If you want to keep your energy up throughout the day and avoid afternoon burn-out, take your hydration seriously.*
When you’re well hydrated, your body has the resources to help you tackle your to-do list. So proper hydration is a key to keeping your energy up. It also means muscles can stay active and energized. Cells also thrive when you are hydrated—making ATP and generating energy efficiently.*
As you’ve learned, electrolytes are key to maintaining healthy hydration. An electrolyte replacement drink supports your body’s hydration levels throughout the day, so you can skip over the three PM slump and charge on to your next task.*
Electrolytes help fight mental fatigue, as well—all while supporting brain function. Dehydration can signal itself in the form of confusion and trouble focusing. Electrolytes like magnesium can combat these by pulling double duty supporting proper hydration and brain health.*
Scientific research also links magnesium to concentration, mental clarity, and mood. Electrolyte Replacement Drink Mix is a reliable source of this essential mineral. So mix up a tasty glass to help block brain fog before it interrupts your workday, and focus on proper hydration with electrolytes like magnesium to maintain mental clarity.*
Support Healthy Hydration with the Help of USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink*
You don’t need to be a professional athlete to reap the benefits of electrolytes and proper hydration. Everybody needs electrolytes so their bodies can thrive. Options like USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink are a simple solution to help maintain healthy hydration levels.*
This refreshing, delicious, and hydrating drink replenishes the electrolytes lost in sweat. And you’ll feel the difference, because electrolytes are central to so many body functions. Muscles rely on calcium so they can conduct electricity, contract, and relax. And electrolytes like magnesium also keep brain fog and fatigue at bay, so you can keep your energy up and take your day head on.*
Whether you’re a pro athlete, an exercise novice, or busy parent, electrolytes keep you well hydrated and feeling energized in your body and mind. Electrify and enhance your next drink of water with the dynamic essential minerals in USANA Electrolyte Replacement Drink Mix.*
Add one (1) stick pack of electrolyte replacement mix to 12 ounces of cold water. Mix thoroughly.
Adults looking to hydrate with electrolytes
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.