Backed by Research

SOS has since day one, not only followed proven rehydration guidelines but has put our product up for independent research. SOS Hydration Inc is a beverage company that relies on science and facts. Scroll down to read studies into SOS so far.

SOS hydration sachets in 5 flavours
SOS Hydration coconut flavour

Third Party Research

SOS is based on, and falls within the ranges set out by the World Health Organization Oral Rehydration Solution Guidelines. These guidelines are supported by over 50 years research into dehydration. The following articles delve deeper into the effectiveness of these Oral Rehydration Solutions and our specific formula and support our claims through world class and independent research.

Third Party Empirical Research

Benton D & Young HA., Do small differences in hydration status affect mood and mental performance? Nutr Rev., 2004. 73 Suppl 2:p83-96.

Oral Rehydration Solution: A "low tech" oft neglected therapy. Nutrition issues in gastroenterology., 2004, series 21: p51- 62

Bellemare., et al Oral rehydrateion versus intravenous therapy for treating dehydration due to gastroenteritis in children: a meta analysis of randomized controlled trials. BMC Medicine, 2004. 2:11

Casa, D., et al. Intravenous versus Oral rehydration: Physiological. Performance, and Legal Considerations. Am Coll Sport Med., 2008. 7(4): p41-49.

Nutritional Information comparison 2016

Armstrong LE, Costill DL & Fink WJ (1985): Influence of diuretic-induced dehydration on competitive running performance. Med. Sci. Sports Exerc. 17, 456-461.)

awka MN & Pandolf KB (1990): Effects of body water loss on physiological function and exercise performance. In Perspectives in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine. Vol. 3, ed. CV Gisolfi & DR Lamb, pp 1-38. Misc: Indianapolis: Benchmark Press.

Maughan.,Impact of mild dehydration on wellness and on exercise performance. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition., 2003, Vol 57 Supp 2: p19-23

WHO Drug Information Vol. 16, no.2 2002

Bonetti, D,. et al. Effects of hypotonic and isotonic sports drinks on endurance performance and physiology. Sport Science 2010,. P63-70


Suh. JS,. et al,. Recent advances of oral rehydration therapy (ORT),. Electrolyte Blood Press, 2010 vol 8: p82-86

Baker. L,. et al., Normative data for regional sweat sodium concentration and whole-body sweating rate in athletes. Journal of Sports Sciences 2015: p1-11

Mayo Clinic Dehydration

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