What is elete add-in?
elete add-in formulas are pure, liquid electrolytes in concentrate form that can easily be added to water or any beverage. elete instantly delivers important electrolytes like potassium, magnesium, sodium, and chloride and to your body. elete CitriLyte Add-In contains sodium, potassium, magnesium, and chloride, plus zinc and citric acid, which participate in the Krebs energy cycle for energy conversion.
Why are electrolytes so important?
Electrolytes are lost through sweat during intense exercise and/or high temperatures. When electrolytes are depleted from your body, you become tired, cramp easily, and are at risk for dehydration. Replacing electrolytes is essential to keep your body hydrated, to enhance performance, and to help prevent muscle cramps. Electrolytes also help the brain and nervous system transmit and receive important signals and allow the muscles to contract and relax. Some studies show that electrolytes such as potassium and magnesium also support heart function.
What does elete add-in taste like?
Original elete Electrolyte Add-In at full concentration tastes salty. When added to water, elete does not significantly alter the taste of water.
elete CitriLyte Add-In has a tart flavor. When mixed in water, it has a tart flavor similar to tap water with a lemon slide that's been added.
When should I take elete?
You can use elete anytime. Whether you're preparing for an event or a quick run or ride, you can add either elete add-in formulas to your water bottle or hydration system and drink it to stay hydrated, boost performance, enhance endurance, and prevent cramps. You can also mix elete with water or your favorite beverage and drink after activity to speed hydration to each cell of the body and support recovery.
Why is elete better than sports drinks?
Unlike most sports drinks, elete doesn't contain sugars, artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. These extra ingredients can cause bloating, stomach cramps, and set off the gag reflex. elete delivers just pure electrolytes, so you're replacing only the things (i.e., fluid and electrolytes) you lose when you sweat. elete allows you the option of consuming carbohydrates in whatever way works best for you. elete is the only electrolyte-replacement formula compatible with hydration systems. Other products dye bladders, leave an unpleasant aftertaste, and are difficult to clean out of hydration systems. Cleaning elete from a hydration system is no different than cleaning after normal water use; elete leaves no residue behind. elete also provides electrolytes in significant quantities. Some sports drinks provide only minimal doses of electrolytes. elete contains an optimal balance of critical electrolytes.
Is elete safe to use in my hydration system?
Yes, it is. elete does not contribute to the growth of mold or bacteria so it is fantastic for hydration systems. To use elete in your hydration system, add three capfulls of the elete pocket bottle for a 70 oz. bladder or three capfulls for a 100 oz. bladder, shake, and enjoy. And when you're done, just clean your pack as you normally would.
Can I take elete even if I'm not active?
Certainly. elete is designed for anyone who wants an alternative to high-priced, high-sugar, high-calorie sodas, juices, and sports drinks. Everyone can benefit from the electrolytes in elete. Electrolytes support a number of vital functions in the body. They not only allow your body to stay hydrated, but electrolytes help the brain and nervous system transmit and receive important signals, help the body's cells generate energy, and allow the muscles to contract and relax. Magnesium, for instance, is an essential mineral that is involved in more than 300 enzyme reactions in the body.
Can I add elete to my sports drink?
Yes. Many athletes find that they need more electrolytes (and a better balance of electrolytes) than what is provided by the average sports drinks, so they will add elete to their sports drink in an amount that suits his or her taste preference. In addition, many athletes will dilute their sports drink to cut the sugar content, but will top of their beverage with elete to add a better balance of electrolytes. Because elete is an electrolyte concentrate, you have the flexibility to add it to any beverage to stay hydrated. Because of the overwhelming sweetness of sports drinks, many athletes prefer to dilute them. This also dilutes the electrolytes available. elete is a great way to get a better balance.
What are the electrolytes in elete?
elete Electrolyte Add-In contains four key electrolytes: magnesium, chloride, sodium, and potassium. Further, elete provides optimal amounts of each electrolyte to power hydration and performance. elete also provides a wholesome balance of minerals and trace minerals that are also important to human health. For instance, elete contains small, or trace amounts, of other elements such as boron, which is necessary for optimal bone and joint health, and zinc, which functions as an antioxidant and promotes cell repair. elete CitriLyte contains sodium, potassium, magnesium, and chloride plus zinc and citric acid, which participate in the Krebs energy or the Citric Acid cycle.
How should I store elete?
How long will elete last once I've added it to my water or sports drink?
Tests conducted by our lab show that elete, when added to bottled or tap water or even sports drinks, does not alter the shelf life of the beverage. You can consume any elete-fortified beverage the same way and in the same time period you would with water or your preferred sports drink.
What is the expiration for a small bottle of elete? Where could I find that on the bottle?
The "Best Use By" Date should appear on the very bottom of the bottle. Typically, the expiration date is three years from the bottling date. The "Best Use By" Date is the time frame that we guarantee the product; however, you should know that as an electrolyte concentrate, the product is shelf-stable in that it doesn't grow bacteria or lose potency.
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