Electrolytes have been taking the nutrition industry by storm over the last couple years, and for a good reason. Supplementing with electrolytes can be incredibly helpful for folks who are at risk for dehydration, live in hot and humid climates, and active folks or athletes. But it begs the question: Can you overdose on electrolytes? There is, after all, such a thing as too much of a good thing. In the past, it would have been hard to consume too many electrolytes, but not anymore.
Until recently, the electrolyte landscape was pretty much occupied by big name sports drinks like Powerade and Gatorade. While these drinks offer a great source of energy through quick-digesting sugars and small amounts of electrolytes, new formulas on the market have changed the game.