- Electrolytes are vital for the normal functioning of the human body.
- Fruits and vegetables are good sources of electrolytes.
- Common electrolytes include sodium, potassium, calcium and bicarbonate.
- The symptoms of electrolyte imbalance can include twitching, weakness and, if unchecked, seizures and heart rhythm disturbances.
- Older adults are particularly at risk of electrolyte imbalance