Electrolyte Supplements’ Benefit For Sodium Level A ‘False Paradigm’ – Study
Stanford University and other researchers concluded that supplements popular with endurance runners can't be relied on to keep essential sodium levels in balance. "Electrolyte supplements are promoted as preventing nausea and cramping caused by low salt levels, but this is a false paradigm. They've never been shown to prevent illness or even improve performance," says lead researcher Grant Lipman.
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"We're particularly concerned about the health care area right now because obviously that's driving everything now," says Tennessee AG Herbert Slatery III. He and CRN CEO Steve Mister spoke with HBW Insight about regulation of the consumer health marketplace with FDA suspending inspections of facilities operated by businesses manufacturing and marketing products subject to its oversight.
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