Aldi is now selling electrolytes to cure your stubborn festive hangover

Aldi Australia is now selling 27c electrolytes to ensure shoppers make it through the festive season hangover-free.

The Essential Health Electrolytes are available in a 20 pack for only $5.49, which is much cheaper compared to pharmacy alternatives.

The product comes in three flavours – orange, blackcurrant or lemon and lime – and can be purchased across Aldi store locations.

The Essential Health Electrolytes are available in a 20 pack for only $5.49

The product comes in three flavours - orange, blackcurrant or lemon and lime

The Essential Health Electrolytes are available in a 20 pack for only $5.49, which is much cheaper compared to pharmacy alternatives

The health buy is designed to swiftly replace the water and electrolytes lost after exercising, drinking alcohol, heavy sweating, diarrhoea or vomiting. 

To activate the electrolytes, one tablet simply needs to be placed in a glass of water and consumed.  

It’s ideal to consume electrolyte-enhanced drinks before playing sport or after having a lot of alcohol. 

Australian alcohol guidelines to reduce health risks:

Guideline 1: Reducing the risk of alcohol-related harm for adults

To reduce the risk of harm from alcohol-related disease or injury, healthy men and women should drink no more than 10 standard drinks a week and no more than four standard drinks on any one day

The less you drink, the lower your risk of harm from alcohol 

Guideline 2: Children and people under 18 years of age

To reduce the risk of injury and other harms to health, children and people under 18 years of age should not drink alcohol

Guideline 3: Women who are pregnant or breastfeeding

To prevent harm from alcohol to their unborn child, women who are pregnant or planning a pregnancy should not drink alcohol

For women who are breastfeeding, not drinking alcohol is safest for their baby

The guidelines are set in place to reduce health risks 

Source: nhmrc.gov.au

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The product is filled with minerals to reduce the unwanted side effects of a hangover, such as fatigue and dehydration. 

According to Healthline, common electrolytes include sodium, chloride, potassium, magnesium and calcium.

Each mineral contributes to a range of vital bodily functions, such as controlling fluid balance, regulating blood pressure and helping muscles contract.

Shoppers should always refer to the product description on the label regarding directions of use, ingredients and further information.

With reference to the Australian alcohol guidelines, men and women should not consume more than ten standard drinks per week and no more than four standard drinks on any one day. 

Children, people under the age of 18 and pregnant women should also not consume any alcoholic beverages. 

The guidelines are set in place to reduce the health risks of an individual. 

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