What is an electrolyte?

Chances are you’ve probably heard of an electrolyte at some point in your life. Whether it be from your parents, coach, doctor or even a friend telling you to drink a Gatorade for your hangover because of the electrolytes in them. Well what exactly are these magical molecules?

In this video, Dr. Erice Berg, explains very simply what they are and where they come from. Dispelling the mystery of the vague identity of the word electrolyte used on many of the sports drinks & supplements and hangover remedies.