I’m guilty of being THAT person with a gallon jug of water sitting at my desk. It’s a total modern-must have but I’m also doing it to stay hydrated because let’s get real, I’m not going to refill my 16oz tumbler once I finish drinking it. While my headaches have cleared, one thing is still missing, electrolytes! Introducing hydration mixers, Hydrant.
What is Hydrant?
Hydrant is a hydration mixer made with real fruit juice powder, and never contains any artificial sweeteners, synthetic colors/dyes, or stevia.
The brand offers four functional hydration drinks.
- HYDRATE: A refreshing electrolyte drink mix, created to hydrate you fast, anytime, anywhere.
- HYDRATE | NO ADDED SUGAR: Stay hydrated and energized no matter your lifestyle or diet.
- ENERGY: Electrolytes, meet caffeine. Fuel your routine with this.
- IMMUNITY: Feel your best, no matter the season.
- SLEEP: Snoozing highly encouraged.
What are electrolytes?
Essentially, electrolytes are minerals you can’t live without, including sodium, potassium, calcium, bicarbonate, magnesium, chloride, and phosphate.
According to Hydrant, these elements help conduct electrical signals (think the “electro” in the name) throughout the body, enabling you to walk, run, jump, swim, think, and do everything else you do.
“When dissolved in a solution like water, electrolytes form ions, which carry a positive or negative charge,” says Tori Schmitt, M.S., R.D.N., and founder of YES! Nutrition.
Heads up…this is why when you are trying to recover from a hangover, people recommend Pedialyte. When your body faces an electrolyte imbalance, hydration mixers help to replenish fluids and electrolytes more effectively, getting you back to normal.
Well, how do I keep my body hydrated?
To be truly hydrated, your body needs to strike a delicate balance of water, sodium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc.
Hydrant’s formula, which can be mixed into water, is optimized to contain the exact amount of each mineral in order to create the perfect ratio of supplements for your body to hydrate quickly.
Hydrant (developed by an Oxford-educated scientist) can be found on Amazon, so give it a try!
Hydrant isn’t the only brand out there combating the dehydration challenge. There’s Liquid IV, Beam, No Days Wasted, and even Gatorade who recently launched a sweat smart patch to provide personalized hydration recommendations.