The Pure Blog
Summer vacations are the perfect time for you and your kids to try fun activities under the warmth of the sun. But while the hot weather can feel refreshing after months of jackets and sweaters, too much of it can be dangerous, especially for children.
Here are some tips to help you keep them cool, healthy, and safe during their summer activities...
The body is made up of and requires many kinds of minerals to perform basic processes. Some of these minerals are more necessary than others and are involved in multiple body functions. Electrolytes are such minerals. There are seven primary electrolytes: Bicarbonate, Calcium, Chloride, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Sodium.
Potassium is the third most abundant mineral in the body. It is important in keeping the body hydrated and for maintaining the electrolyte balance. It is necessary for the function of several organs, including the heart, kidneys, brain and muscular tissues, and works with sodium to support cellular function. Unfortunately, many children and adults in the U.S and developed nations are suffering from low potassium.