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I’m Rodger Douglas and I treat fibromyalgia with homeopathy. I use a body mind approach that revolves around simple and healthy living.

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electrolyte drinks

Electrolyte drinks are commercially available but many of them contain several questionable ingredients. Making your own is easy, fast, and much healthier. There are a googolplex of recipes on the Internet but here is the basic formula. Play around and have fun. 

 

2 cups of water

A pinch of salt

A spoon of something sweet such as honey, sugar, or syrup

A half-cup of something tangy such as juice, vinegar or tea

Mix all the ingredients together and stir until combined. 

Lemon-Lime Electrolyte Recipe

  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lime juice

  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • 2 cups of cold water

  • 1/8 tsp. of salt

  • 2 tablespoons of natural sugar or honey

Directions:  Pour all the ingredients into a blender and blend the mixture until the honey is dissolved.  Chill and serve cold.

Breakfast Blend Electrolyte Recipe

  • ¼ cup freshly squeezed lemon juice

  • ½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice

  • 2 cups of cold water

  • 1/8 tsp. of salt

  • 2 tablespoons of sugar or honey

Directions:  Pour all the ingredients into a blender and mix them until the honey dissolves.  Chill and serve cold.

Strawberry Smoothie Electrolyte Recipe

  • 3 cups of coconut water

  • 1 cup of strawberries

  • 1 cup of cold water

  • 1 cup of ice

  • 1/8 tsp. of salt

  • 2 tablespoons of natural sugar or honey

Directions:  Place all the ingredients into your blender at the same time and blend them until all the ingredients are smooth.  Chill and serve cold.

milk

Milk is actually great for rehydration because it contains a natural blend of good quality carbs, proteins, and minerals. You can experiment with various milkshakes and smoothies or even opt for buttermilk or lassi made with yogurt. 

 

Lassi recipe

1 cup yogurt 

1/4 cup milk or water

1 teaspoon of something sweet

1 pinch of spice such as cinnamon or cardamom 

Add all the ingredients together and then whisk until smooth 

 

Broth is an excellent source vitamins, minerals, and amino acids and is a great way to ensure proper hydration. It’s a wonderful savory and warming drink for winter. 

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