According to medical school researchers cited by the National Institutes of Health, all solid foods replace electrolytes lost through sweat. Water is sufficient for rehydration when accompanied by solid food to replace lost electrolytes.
An electrolyte is a salt or an ion that is found in bodily fluids and carries a charge. Sodium, potassium and calcium are all examples of electrolytes.
Although sugar is often found in sports drinks and other electrolyte replacement products, it is not an electrolyte. Electrolytes include sodium, potassium, chloride and bicarbonate.
Some popular brands of electrolyte beverages are Gatorade, Powerade, Propel and Cytomax. Some important electrolytes lost during exercise are sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium. Electrolyte beverages replace these minerals lost during exercise.
A food calorie chart holds nutritional information about a specific food, including: the serving size, calories, fat grams per serving, and sometimes carbohydrates per serving. The information will vary depending on the chart.
A food coloring chart shows cooks how to make a wide range of frosting colors by mixing plain white frosting with particular ratios of standard food colorings. The Food Network offers an online slideshow of a food coloring chart, as well as a downloadable PDF file for e...
Some high-protein foods on the How Much Protein food chart are cheese, soy beans and venison. Soy beans have the highest level of protein at 35.9 grams of protein per 100-gram portion (approximately 3 ounces), while cheese has the second highest, at 30.9 grams of protei...