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Question: Can anything be more hydrating than plain water? Short answer: Yes, fluids that contain certain amount of sugars and sodium can be more hydrating than plain water, which can be beneficial in prevention or treatment of dehydration during prolonged endurance exercise (Nutrition & Metabolism, 2009). In everyday life, when you are not dehydrated ...


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In short: Exclusive breastfeeding, when possible, is the most suitable form of feeding for all healthy infants, including the vegan ones, up to 6 months of age (Vegan Society, World Health Organization). "Breastfeeding keeps mother and baby close. Physical contact is important to newborns. It helps them feel more secure, warm, and comforted. Mothers also ...


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Unknown. A 2019 meta-review The effects of plant-based diets on the body and the brain: a systematic review looks at the available evidence. The final sentence of the abstract is Still, putative effects of plant-based diets on brain health and cognitive functions as well as the underlying mechanisms remain largely unexplored and new studies need to ...


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In summary: The available evidence suggests: Drinking distilled water in usual amounts in everyday life, which includes regular meals, does not likely remove needed minerals from the human body in significant (harmful) amounts. Drinking large amounts of distilled water in a short time can result in water intoxication, but the danger is about the same as ...


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If you're talking about small babies, here's a review of soy formulas: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24507712 (emphasis mine) The present review includes cross-sectional, case-control, cohort studies or clinical trials that were carried out in children fed SIF [soya-based infant formulas] compared with those fed other types of infant formulas ...


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In summary: In endurance exercise lasting for more than an hour, sports drinks can be beneficial over plain water because they can promote water absorption and retention, maintain physical performance and prevent water intoxication. The optimal content of sports drinks: sugar: 3-6 g/100 mL; sodium: 20-50 mmol/L (460-1,150 mg/L). 1) Stimulation of water ...


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