Healthy Electrolyte Recovery Drinks AKA “Gatorade – like” drinks

Many sports drink are full of artificial additives and colors, not to mention that most use high fructose corn syrup. Make sure your athlete is well hydrated with a healthy sports drink. Here are a few easy recipes to make your own healthy “Gatorade’-like drinks.

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• 1/4 cup of lemon juice
• 1/4 cup of lime juice
• 1 teaspoon of salt
• 1 whole squeezed orange (or one frozen can of orange juice)
• 1 liter of water

Sweet

• 2 cups of coconut milk
• 1 teaspoon of salt
• 1 teaspoon of Stevia (natural sweetener)
• 1 liter of water
Fruity
• 2 bananas
• 3 cups of coconut milk or 2 cups of strawberries
• 1 cup of water and ice
• 1 teaspoon of salt
• Juice of 1/2 of a lemon

Fast

• 2 lemon halves squeezed into a glass
• 2 orange halves added
• Squirt of honey
• Four shakes of salt
• Fill the glass with water and gulp down

Pedialyte

• 1 quart water
• 2 tablespoons sugar
• 1/2 teaspoon salt

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