Effect of electrolyzed high-pH alkaline water on blood viscosity in healthy adults.

J Int Soc Sports activities Nutr. 2016 Nov 28;13:45. eCollection 2016.

Weidman J1, Holsworth RE Jr2, Brossman Bthree, Cho DJfour, St Cyr J5, Fridman G6.

Summary

BACKGROUND:

Earlier analysis has proven fluid alternative drinks ingested after train can have an effect on hydration biomarkers. No particular hydration marker is universally accepted as a really perfect rehydration parameter following strenuous train. At the moment, adjustments in physique mass are used as a parameter throughout post-exercise hydration. Further parameters are wanted to completely recognize and higher perceive rehydration following strenuous train. This randomized, double-blind, parallel-arm trial assessed the impact of high-pH water on 4 biomarkers after exercise-induced dehydration.

METHODS:

100 wholesome adults (50 M/50 F, 31 ± 6 years of age) had been enrolled at a single medical analysis middle in Camden, NJ and accomplished this examine with no antagonistic occasions. All people exercised in a heat surroundings (30 °C, 70% relative humidity) till their weight was diminished by a usually accepted stage of two.zero ± zero.2% as a result of perspiration, reflecting the results of train in producing delicate dehydration. Contributors had been randomized to rehydrate with an electrolyzed, high-pH (alkaline) water or normal water of equal quantity (2% physique weight) and assessed for a further 2-h restoration interval following train with a purpose to assess any potential variations in measured parameters. The next biomarkers had been assessed at baseline and through their restoration interval: blood viscosity at excessive and low shear charges, plasma osmolality, bioimpedance, and physique mass, in addition to monitoring very important indicators. Moreover, a blended mannequin evaluation was carried out for extra validation.

RESULTS:

After exercise-induced dehydration, consumption of the electrolyzed, high-pH water diminished high-shear viscosity by a median of 6.30% in comparison with three.36% with normal purified water (p = zero.03). Different measured biomarkers (plasma osmolality, bioimpedance, and physique mass change) revealed no important distinction between the 2 kinds of water for rehydration. Nonetheless, a blended mannequin evaluation validated the impact of high-pH water on high-shear viscosity when in comparison with normal purified water (p = zero.0213) after controlling for covariates reminiscent of age and baseline values.

CONCLUSIONS:

A major distinction in complete blood viscosity was detected on this examine when assessing a high-pH, electrolyte water versus a suitable normal purified water through the restoration section following strenuous exercise-induced dehydration.

KEYWORDS:

Blood viscosity; Consuming water; Fluid remedy; Human bodily conditioning; Rehydration options

PMID:
27932937
PMCID:
PMC5126823
DOI:
10.1186/s12970-016-0153-Eight

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