The Horrible Things That Happen If You Don’t Get Enough Sodium

In the 1930s, it was generally accepted that the body needed sodium to function, but no one had studied what broke down when the sodium in a person’s diet was removed. One researcher researcher and four volunteers decided to find out. It was awful.

Source: The Horrible Things That Happen If You Don’t Get Enough Sodium

And you thought your ex tried to suck the life out of you!

Salt vampire! Star Trek – s01e05 – The Man Trap

I remember one person telling me that you “train with water, race with sugar”. While maltodextrose is good for energy, round out what you ingest with other electrolytes and such like:

  • Potassium
  • Magnesium
  • Salt
  • Iron