"SCD" RECIPES > ELECTROLYTE DRINK (Replacement for Powerade & Gatorade)


This is a drink for dehydration or when electrolytes are imbalanced.  It can be kept in the refrigerator for 24 hours and then a new batch should be made.

 

This drink is SCD legal and should be used instead of Powerade, Gatorade, or other sugary commercial drinks.

 

1 Qt. boiled water (*do not use distilled water)

2 T. honey

¼ t. salt

¼ t. baking soda

Optional:  Lime, lemon, or orange juice to taste

 

* Do not use 'distilled' water, unless for short term detoxification process, because it can lead to de-mineralization with long term use due to its acidic properties.

 

* See your doctor if this drink is needed longer than a 24 hour period.

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FOR QUICK FLUID REPLACEMENT:

 

Make two glasses of fluid.

 

Glass #1

8 oz. of SCD legal fruit juice

1/2 t. honey

pinch of salt

 

Glass #2

8 oz. of purified or carbonated water

1/4 t. baking soda

 

Drink alternately from each glass until the thirst is quenched.