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Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium Bicarbonate (baking soda) is a molecule that acts as a buffering agent against acidity in the human body, and appears to enhance physical performance in elite and novice athletes. It also may have health benefits and intestinal side effects.

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Measured in g

There are 3 benefits of Sodium Bicarbonate, including:

Chronic kidney disease  Urinary outcome
Decreased risk of Chronic kidney disease
Urinary system

1 study

Strength Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Strength
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

Anaerobic Exercise Capacity Musculoskeletal outcome
Minor increase risk of Anaerobic Exercise Ca...
Musculoskeletal system

1 study

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Although not currently proven, it is plausible that high dose sodium bicarbonate can induce panic attacks in persons with panic disorders It is theoretically possible to induce a state of metabolic alkalosis with sodium bicarbonate (just as dangerous as acute acidosis), and thus one should not exceed recommended dosages 300mg/kg sodium bicarbonate confers 82mg/kg dietary sodium (very high) but despite about a quarter being rapidly excreted this may still be too high for persons on a salt sensitive diet Excessive intake of sodium bicarbonate can increase potassium excretion and may induce a potassium deficiency; a potassium rich diet should be taken alongside chronic sodium bicarbonate supplementation Sodium bicarbonate should not be used in persons with impaired kidney function without the supervision of a medical doctor

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Heri Rakotomalala
Heri Rakotomalala

Using it everywhere, washing produce or in beverages before runs :D

class: Effect.icon_class(effect.amplitude) Minor increase risk of Aerobic Exercise Capacity
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