SOS Reydration Combo comes with 5 packets of SOS Citrus and a Sprint Shaker (each packet contains 10 sachets making 50 serves in total)
If you are serious about fitness and performance, SOS Rehydrate is right for you. No other product in the world can match the speed of absorption, electrolyte content and carbohydrate balance that SOS Rehydrate provides. Avalible in 3 flavours Mango, Citrus and Blueberry.
SOS Recovery features:
- Sodium is the main electrolyte of the body because it keeps a balance with water. Sodium enables muscle contraction and nerve impulse transmission, prevents "water intoxication" and hyponatremia (low sodium in the blood), and helps with blood pressure control. Sodium is the main electrolyte lost through sweat.
- Chloride is the second electrolyte lost through sweat. This chemical is needed by the body for many metabolic processes. It also helps in the acid-base balance and nerve impulse transmission.
- Sugars the main fuel of the body is glucose. Glucose, in the correct amount, is good for you. SOS contains the ideal amount and the right kind of sugars (sucrose and dextrose) to help enhance the water absorption process and provide a constant and healthy energy source.
- Citrate this electrolyte works as a buffer by controlling acidity in the body. It will help to prevent cramping and fatigue due to lactic acid production. Once it is absorbed, citrate gets converted into three molecules of bicarbonate that is the body's natural acidity regulator.
- Potassium is the main electrolyte that lives inside of the cells. It is involved in the correct functioning of the kidneys and heart, digestive system as well as muscle and nerve conduction. With 20 mEq/L we can avoid the development of hypokalemia (low potassium), and prevent heart arrhythmias and muscle cramping.
- Even though it is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body, magnesium is underestimated; up to 70% of the population is magnesium deficient. This element is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body such as, immune system support, muscle and nerve function, heart rhythm regulation, energy creation and protein synthesis.
Developed by a Doctor and two former elite Athletes, SOS has formulated an advanced and clinically proven Oral Rehydration Solution which unlocks the body’s natural mechanisms for absorbing water, essential electrolytes and sugars.
Comparable to an IV drip in the treatment of mild to moderate dehydration, SOS is the only product to use the World Health Organization's oral rehydration standards. Unlike plain water, sports drinks, or sugar-free drinks, SOS enhances the body's water absorption process by mixing the correct amount of electrolytes and sugars.
The best and most rapid remedy for mild to moderate dehydration- as recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)- is a careful balance of glucose, electrolytes, and water that contain significantly more electrolytes (especially sodium) and less sugar than sports drinks or other hydrating beverages. One molecule of Sodium is pulled from the small intestine into the blood vessels by one molecule of Glucose; subsequently, due to osmotic forces, water gets absorbed as it always follow Sodium.
Many sports drinks attempt to hydrate and fuel, but higher sugar levels often lead to gastrointestinal distress. Sugar increases osmolality (the measure of solute concentration), and instead of pushing water into the blood vessels, it pulls it into the gut, causing bloating or even diarrhea. For this reason SOS has only 25 calories per serving and a low osmolality of 230 Osm/L to more effectively transport water into the body and improve performance.
Container Size: 10 Sachets
Serving Size: 1 Serve (9.6g)
Servings Per Container: 10
Mix contents of each sachet in 250ml of water
Average Quantity Per Serving:
Fat total 0.0g
Sugar, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Citrate, Potassium Chloride, Dextrose, Natural Lemon Lime with other natural flavors, Malic Acid, Magnesium Citrate, Sucralose
SOS ingredients have been specifically balanced and formulated for rehydration. We use no artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
Preventing dehydration isn’t complicated; it’s simply about having the right tools and knowing when to use them…. SOS is the right tool.
Why is hydration so important?
Losing just 2% of your body weight through dehydration can affect athletic performance by more than 20%. That’s the difference between a good day and a bad one! Using SOS can help you keep performing at your peak.
Can SOS be compared with IV drips?
Yes, SOS can be compared to an IV drip for treating mild to moderate dehydration. After more that 50 years of research, Oral Rehydration Solutions have proven to be as fast and effective as an IV drip, but safer and cheaper. With SOS, you can prevent complications like infections, avoid the painful IV procedure, and save a lot of money.
Severe dehydration should be treated with an IV drip by professional medical staff.
Where is SOS made?
SOS is manufactured and packaged in the USA in an FDA approved manufacturing and production facility. The facilities have the highest level of FDA clearance and all products have been through independent testing and auditing with Informed Sport and Informed Choice to give you peace of mind when consuming SOS.
How does SOS work?
SOS uses the World Health Organization´s Oral Rehydration Therapy recommendations and principles. By correctly balancing the amount of sodium and glucose, SOS enhances the water absorption process by activating the body’s natural mechanism know as the Sodium/Glucose co-transport system, which is located in the small bowel.
When SOS arrives to the small intestine, one molecule of sodium is pulled into the blood vessels by one molecule of glucose; subsequently, due to osmotic forces, water gets absorbed as it always follows sodium.
This is the main reason why we need salt (sodium) and sugar (glucose). With salt we can prevent "water intoxication" and maintain a good osmolarity; with the correct types of sugars, we forestall the development of lactic acidosis.
Why does SOS taste so good and also have such a new taste?
SOS tastes like nothing before and that’s deliberate. As athletes, we were fed up with sugary or 'chemical' tasting drinks that were tough on the stomach and could not be consumed quickly or easily. Our answer was to design a mild lemon flavor that leaves no aftertaste and is easy on the stomach. SOS is designed to be consumed quickly; you can enjoy it before, during or after physical activity.
How many Calories does SOS have?
SOS has only 25 kcal per serving, so it’s not only great at hydrating, it’s also super low in calories.
Is SOS approved for use by the FDA?
According to the FDA standards, SOS only uses Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) ingredients and therefore complies with all regulations for food consumption and production.
Is SOS approved for use by WADA?
SOS is part of Informed Sport and Informed Choice. As such, our manufacturing process and ingredients have been analyzed and are frequently audited to ensure that SOS is safe for any athlete that gets tested by WADA as part of their sport.
Can diabetics use SOS?
Diabetic people with active lifestyles can drink SOS to prevent and treat mild to moderate dehydration.
SOS contains two types of sugars: sucrose and dextrose.
Sucrose is a medium glycemic index sugar. It is a disaccharide (formed by two molecules of sugar). Once it arrives to the small intestines, sucrose splits into one molecule of glucose and one molecule of fructose. After drinking SOS, you will get a small glucose peak, which provides energy and water absorption enhancement.
Dextrose is a complex sugar, which means that it takes longer to metabolize. Because of this, it won´t give you a glucose peak. Dextrose ensures a stable glucose level. No glucose peak = no insulin peak.
SOS is proper hydration: water+sodium+glucose. Fast rehydration, osmotic balance, energy source.
What is the difference between SOS and sports drinks?
SOS is different from typical sports drinks because it is an Oral Rehydration Solution (ORS). It has a low osmolarity solution that contains 50% more electrolytes and 75% less carbohydrates than sports drinks.
Due to its high sugar content, Sports Drinks have a high osmolarity. This will lead to bloating and even diarrhea. High osmolarity in the gut will pull water from the blood vessels into the gut instead of absorbing it; this is known as osmotic diarrhea.
What is the difference between SOS and energy drinks?
The main ingredients of energy drinks are high amounts of sugar and caffeine. As their name says, they are made to give an artificial energy boost; they are not meant to rehydrate you.
Caffeine is known to be a diuretic because it blocks the Antidiuretic Hormone (ADH) in the brain, thus increasing the urine production. After that initial energy boost you will feel tired and you will definitively be dehydrated. Some of the main dehydration symptoms are tiredness, headaches, constipation, and lightheadedness.
SOS is all-natural and gives you a fast and healthy boost of water. Proper hydration is key for good performance and lifestyle survival.
Who should not use SOS?
People with water restrictions, heart or kidney problems should refer to a Physician/Doctor before taking SOS. Also, it should not be consumed by children under 1 year old.
SOS is not recommended for those with sedentary lifestyles, unless they suffer from mild to moderate dehydration.
How good is SOS for a hangover?
First things first: SOS does not condone under age alcohol consumption and recommends responsible drinking. And please don't drink and drive. One of the main reasons people feel terrible the morning after a night out is because they are dehydrated. Alcohol has a diuretic effect because it inhibits the secretion of a hormone in the brain known as the antidiuretic hormone (ADH). This substance acts on the kidney to reabsorb water. When ADH levels drop, the kidneys produce more urine, which dehydrates you. In fact, for every 1 gram of alcohol consumed, urine excretion increases by 10 millileters.
After an evening of alcohol consumption, we recommend drinking one SOS just before going to bed and one SOS next morning. This is lifestyle survival according to SOS