How to Make Electrolyte Water With Salt & Sugar

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How to Make Electrolyte Water With Salt & Sugar
Electrolytes help the body prevent dehydration. (Jupiterimages/Comstock/Getty Images)

Making an electrolyte water at home with sugar and salt is not difficult to do, but you must be precise with your measurements to allow for the most beneficial and effective drink. In addition to water, salt and sugar, you'll need some baking soda and a salt substitute such as Morton Lite Salt, AlsoSalt or NoSalt. To avoid any health complications, carefully read the warning label on the salt substitute product you purchase.

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Things you need

  • 1 litre water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt substitute (potassium chloride)

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  1. 1

    Measure all ingredients precisely before mixing.

  2. 2

    Pour the salt, salt substitute, sugar and baking soda mixture into the litre of drinking water.

  3. 3

    Apply the cap, shake well and refrigerate.

Tips and warnings

  • Do not give to children younger than 12 years old.

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