Recipe for Homemade Gatorade

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Need a quick fix for dehydration without all the additives? Check out this recipe for homemade Gatorade! You can keep these ingredients all year round in your cupboard and throw together this remedy whenever you need it. It’s refreshing, sweet, and so easy to make!

You’re probably wondering, “why would I make this myself and not go out to a store and just buy it?” The answer is simple, most sports drinks are not only expensive, but they are packed with refined sugars, unnatural dyes, and of course preservatives. Everything that we shouldn’t be putting into our bodies! This recipe is completely natural, no additives, no preservatives, no dyes and it gives better hydration results then any sport drink I have ever come across.

Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. This can happen from exertion through exercise or manual labor, sickness like the flu or stomach bug, also in conditions of extreme heat or cold. Dehydration is something you need to be very cautious about because the majority of our bodies are made up of water! Try out the recipe below and remember you can have this drink to prevent dehydration as well as aid in curing it.

If you would like the full recipe for homemade Gatorade, you can find it in “The Home Apothecary with Ashley English”. Not only does she have this useful home remedy, you can find a total of 40 DIY holistic recipes from body care, to hand sanitizer! Don’t wait on this book, it is something every holistic household should have on hand!

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Looking for more holistic remedies and alternatives? The Wellness Periodical touches on health in a “whole way” focusing on mind, body and soul health. We have a whole page dedicated to Healing Drinks, anything from a Healing Chicken Stock, to Making Traditional Matcha Tea at home! Click the links to discover how you can create a healthier YOU!

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