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    Senior Member Nessmuk's Avatar
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    While I'm sweating as much as I normally do when bushwhacking in heavy brush between ponds and climbing ridges and peaks, as I try to hydrate as much as I can, I don't worry too much about temporary higher than normal sodium intake.
    "She's all my fancy painted her, she's lovely, she is light. She waltzes on the waves by day and rests with me at night." - Nessmuk, Forest and Stream, July 21, 1880 [of the Wood Drake Canoe built for him by Rushton]

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    Senior Member DougPaul's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by cragway View Post
    Hope your not consuming the whole just under a 1,000 mg of sodium per serv. @ 2.5 servings per can...well,
    you do the math
    Sodium (chloride = table salt) is the primary electrolyte in electrolyte drinks. Some salt at dinner (along with water) is often helpful in restoring one's hydration level.


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    As a NYT subscriber, wasn't aware the link I posted had a paywall for viewers. Apologies.
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