Electrolytes are the essential minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphate, sodium and chloride which live in our body fluids.

You might have heard it said that electrolyte balance is crucial for our health, wellbeing and performance. That's absolutely true.

Electrolytes produce a slight electrical charge that powers our cells and enables a flow of electrical signals throughout our bodies, helping to maintain fluid balance and hydration, healthy pH levels, nerve and muscle function, and a strong gut.

In this article, we're taking a closer look at the best plant sources of electrolytes.