Have you ever questioned why salt is added to sports drinks?
Water is the ultimate thirst quencher. Salt is the ultimate thirst creator. Dehydration is the ultimate performance destroyer. Some people argue that water is technically not a nutrient, but only a “dilutant,” or a carrier for nutrients. Virtually all the nutrition books disagree, saying that water most definitely is a nutrient. Helen Guthrie, in her classic college-level book, Introductory Nutrition, declares that water is the most important of all nutrients. Either way, water remains the ideal thirst quencher.
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