Electrolyte salt capsules can help you reach your daily salt intake goals in a quick and easy way. However, you need to be cautious. Some electrolyte salt capsules or pills can cause stomach upset. This is where buffered capsules come in.
Why Does Salt Upset Your Stomach?
Salt is an essential nutrient that helps run our bodies. However, when a large amount of salt is consumed, in a salt pill or capsule, for example, your stomach lining can become dehydrated. Salt, by nature, absorbs water. The stomach is a very moist (yes, I know, sorry for the word usage here!) environment. Introducing loads of salt can cause symptoms like
What Are Buffered Capsules?
Buffered capsules doesn't have to do with the actual capsule used. Saying that a capsule is buffered refers to the way it absorbs within your body.
Put simply, when a supplement is buffered there are ingredients that make absorption of its contents more gentle on the stomach. NormaLyte's PURE Electrolyte Capsules are buffered to be more gentle for you.
Benefits of Buffered Capsules
- Reduced digestive discomfort: The primary benefit of buffered capsules is their gentle delivery. This makes them ideal for individuals with sensitive stomachs or those who experience side effects with other salt supplements.
- Sustained release: Some buffered capsules are formulated for sustained release, meaning they release the vitamin C gradually throughout the day, providing a more consistent and longer-lasting effect.
Are Buffered Capsules Right for You?
Buffered capsules are a good choice for anyone who wants to avoid the potential digestive discomfort of salt supplements. They are also beneficial for individuals with sensitive stomachs, those who require high doses of sodium, and those who want to ensure optimal absorption.
Choosing the Buffered Electrolyte Supplement
When choosing a buffered electrolyte supplement, it's important to look for a high-quality product. You should also consider the dosage and release form that best suits your needs. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting any new supplement to ensure its safety and appropriateness for you.