ABOUT MiO

MiO may be small, but it packs a mighty punch. With just a few drops, you’ve turned a plain old bottle of water into a flavor-packed vessel of motivation. With the caffeine in MiO Energy, it’s like you’ve got a tiny pocket Mom that really believes in your afternoon potential. With the B Vitamins in MiO Vitamins, you might feel like you’ve got a mini life coach helping you build dream bridges through the end of your day. Let’s not forget the electrolytes in MiO Electrolytes. They’re like a squad of your own personal cheerleaders telling you to be A-G-G-R-E-S-S-I-V-E. But no matter what kind of MiO you choose, it’ll help you find the motivation to squeeze more into life.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HONEST MiO ANSWERS

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What is MiO?
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MiO is a first of its kind liquid water enhancer. Available in multiple flavors and four product lines, MiO gives you the power to turn your water into the drink of your dreams.
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How do I use MiO?
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Open the spill-proof lid and squeeze MiO (about 1/2 teaspoon) into your water. Each squeeze gives your water flavor the way you want it. Now, just revel in the joy of customized drinking.
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I wish you would come out with [INSERT FLAVOR HERE]!
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When it comes to cool flavor ideas, our cup runneth over. We are constantly exploring new options and plan to expand upon our ever-growing flavor lineup in the near future.
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Is there just one size of MiO Originals or many?
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Just one small-but-mighty size. Our standard bottle is 1.62 fl oz., which makes 24 flavor-packed 8 fl oz. servings.
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MiO seems a bit expensive, why does it cost so much?
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MiO is made with the highest quality ingredients, natural flavors, and a fancy schmancy double click closure system to keep the top secure. MiO also comes with 24 – 8 fl oz servings per bottle, so you can get more bang for your buck.
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In what countries is MiO available?
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MiO is currently only available within the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. However there is limited flavor availability and distribution in Puerto Rico and Canada.
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Is MiO Kosher?
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Yes, all MiO flavors are certified Kosher. Mazel Tov!
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What types of sweeteners are used in MiO?
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MiO is sweetened with acesulfame potassium and sucralose, a calorie-free, artificial sweetener that is 600 times sweeter than sugar.
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Sucralose? Acesulfame potassium? They sound frightening.
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Don't let the long names scare you. Sucralose is a calorie-free, artificial sweetener that is 600 times sweeter than sugar. Both sucralose and acesulfame potassium, the sweeteners in MiO, are recognized as safe by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the general population, including pregnant women and children. For specific health questions, we always recommend checking with your doctor for advice.
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Why even use artificial sweeteners?
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Artificial sweeteners are non-nutritive so they provide sweetness without adding calories. All of the delicious, none of the calories! Boom!
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What is the source of the color in all the MiO flavors? I’m a vegetarian and would like to know if animal/insect-based colorings (or other ingredients) are used in your products.
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The colors used in MiO do not contain any by-products from animals. So vegetarians and meat lovers alike can go forth and squeeze more into life!
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Does MiO contain caffeine?
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MiO Original, MiO Vitamins and MiO Electrolytes are all caffeine free. But when you need to give yourself some go while on-the-go, MiO Energy flavors can provide just the right amount of caffeine.
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Is MiO safe for diabetics to drink?
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People with diabetes should always consult their physician, Registered Dietitian, or Certified Diabetes Educator to evaluate how certain foods can fit into their meal plan. That said, MiO can be an excellent beverage option for people living with diabetes because all flavors contain 0g of carbohydrate per serving and are considered a free exchange.
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Is it safe for children to drink MiO?
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It's always wise to check with your children's pediatrician for medical advice, but the ingredients in MiO are recognized as safe for the general population, children included. However, since kids are already crazy and MiO Energy contains caffeine, we’d advise against children consuming it.
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Is MiO safe for pregnant women or breastfeeding mothers?
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We'd recommend talking to your physician or healthcare provider about adding anything into your diet while pregnant or breastfeeding. They are the experts after all.
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Is it ok to drink straight from the container?
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No. We know its tempting to go right for that flavor explosion, but MiO must be diluted. It is a highly concentrated liquid for use in flavoring water.
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How long is MiO good after it has been opened? Does it need refrigeration?
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MiO should be used within 30 days after opening or as indicated by an expiration date on the packaging. MiO does not require refrigeration, so don't leave home without it.
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Can you recycle the MiO bottle?
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The MiO bottle is recyclable in communities that recycle #7 plastics. On behalf of the planet, we thank you in advance!
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Is it ok to leave my bottle of MiO in my car?
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We do not recommend leaving bottles of MiO in the car, as extreme conditions could affect the quality of the container and finished product. Plus, you never know when you might need a little squeeze of motivation.
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Can I take MiO on an airplane?
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You can take MiO on a plane, however, you should be careful, as MiO could sputter from the container once opened due to the air pressure changes when in flight. Bon voyage! 
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Can you freeze MiO?
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We don't suggest you freeze MiO as it may damage the container. MiO-flavored ice cubes, on the other hand, are a super idea.
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Can I mix flavors of MiO? Do you have suggestions on great combinations?
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Absolutely!! You can customize MiO any way you’d like! We’re leaving the creativity up to you! Mix and match flavors into water or any other non-caffeinated or beverage. Share your favorite combinations on Facebook.com/MIO
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What does MiO mean?
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MiO can be translated from Spanish or Italian as ‘mine’ since it gives you the power to turn your water into whatever you want to be. We just taught you a new word! Soon, you’ll be fluent.
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Should I be worried about MiO leaking in my purse/bag?
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Fear not! The unique MiO bottle was designed with an audible double click and valve feature to help keep the top secure.
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What is up with "MiO Energy," what exactly is it?
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We're so glad you asked! MiO Energy is a liquid water enhancer that comes in eight flavors, Green Thunder, Black Cherry, Wicked Blue Citrus, Tropical Fusion, Strawberry Pineapple Smash, Acai Berry Storm, Iced Vanilla Java, and Iced Mocha Java. It contains 60 mg. of caffeine per 8 fl oz. serving and provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12. It has no artificial flavors and zero calories per 8 fl oz. serving. How awesome is that?

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Where can I find MiO Energy?
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You can find MiO Energy in the drink mix or water aisle at the grocery store or at convenience stores near the counter.
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What's the difference between regular MiO and MiO Energy?
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Regular MiO adds a delicious flavor punch to your water. MiO Energy does the same but with 60mg of caffeine, about the same as a 6-ounce cup of regular coffee, as well as B vitamins, which help release energy from the food you eat. Take your pick of Green Thunder, Black Cherry, Wicked Blue Citrus, Tropical Fusion, Strawberry Pineapple Smash, Acai Berry Storm, Iced Vanilla Java, and Iced Mocha Java, and get ready to be ready for anything!
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What size does MiO Energy come in?
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MiO Energy comes in one small-but-mighty size. Our standard bottle is 1.62 fl oz., which makes 18 flavor-packed 8 fl oz. serving.
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Why is MiO Energy and MiO the same price when one only has 18 servings and not 24?
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The same amount of liquid is in MiO Energy and MiO, but the formulas for each kind of MiO are different. MiO Energy provides the ultimate in portability when it comes to getting the energy you require to keep on trucking. Because of this, the cost per serving is different than original MiO.
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What flavor is Green Thunder?
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Green Thunder is a one-of-a-kind flavor explosion, a blend of flavors like bubblegum and cherry.
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How much caffeine is there in MiO Energy?
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The caffeine in one squeeze (about a 1/2 teaspoon) of MiO Energy in 8 fl. oz. of water is equal to a 6-ounce cup of regular coffee. There are 60 milligrams of caffeine in each squeeze of MiO used to flavor 8 fl. oz. of water to help conquer the day.
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How much taurine, guarana, and ginseng is in MiO Energy?
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The recipe for our product is super top secret and we cannot share the specific levels of these ingredients in our MiO Energy products. What we can say is that each of these ingredients is present at less than 2% of the weight of the product.
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What's up with the B vitamins in MiO Energy?
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Energy Black Cherry, Green Thunder, Wicked Blue Citrus, Tropical Fusion, Strawberry Pineapple Smash, Acai Berry Storm, Iced Vanilla Java, and Iced Mocha Java have B3, B6, and B12 vitamins. B vitamins are considered essential nutrients meaning they can only be obtained through diet and can't be made by your body in adequate amounts. Good thing we’re here to help.
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How much vitamin B is in MiO Energy?
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One 8 fl oz. serving provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12. It’s a wondrous world of B vitamins right at your fingertips.
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Is it ok to drink this straight from the container?
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No. We know its tempting to go right for that flavor explosion, but MiO Energy must be diluted. It is a highly concentrated liquid for use in flavoring water.
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Can I mix MiO Energy with alcohol?
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No. We strongly advise against it. MiO Energy contains caffeine and studies indicate that consuming caffeine with alcohol can lead to unsafe behaviors. We’re all fun, but please keep it safe. In case you forget, the package features a prominent warning, advising consumers against adding MiO Energy to alcoholic drinks.
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Can I put MiO Energy in my favorite caffeinated drinks?
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MiO Energy contains 60 milligrams of caffeine per 8 fl oz. serving. Adding it to a caffeinated drink could result in you drinking higher than recommended levels of caffeine. We don't want you to experience unpleasant or unwanted side effects from the combo.
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Is it safe for children to consume products that contain caffeine such as MiO Energy?
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We don't recommend giving MiO Energy, or any caffeinated drink, to kids. Best to not share this time!
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How much MiO Energy is safe to drink? What are the recommended limits of caffeine intake?
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The effects of caffeine differ consumer to consumer. Some people are more sensitive to caffeine and may experience unwanted side effects at much lower caffeine levels than others. So call up your health care provider to figure out the amount of caffeine that is perfect for you.
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I just drank MiO Energy in my water. Why don't I feel anything?
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One serving of MiO Energy (half a teaspoon) has as much caffeine as a regular 6-ounce cup of regular coffee. If you prefer a lighter tasting MiO Energy drink you probably used less than a serving of MiO. Adjust accordingly and enjoy!
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Can I mix flavors of MiO Energy? Do you have suggestions on great combinations?
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Absolutely!! You can customize MiO any way you’d like! We’re leaving the creativity up to you! Mix and match flavors into water or any other non-caffeinated beverage. Just be careful not to mix too much MiO Energy since it does contain caffeine.
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What is MiO Energy Iced Java?

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MiO Energy Iced Java is a portable coffee liquid water enhancer/iced coffee concentrate that allows you to enjoy a delicious coffee energy drink whenever, wherever you choose. MiO Energy Iced Java has no artificial flavors, B-Vitamins, 60 mg of caffeine and only 15 calories per 8 fluid ounce serving.
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Why does MiO Energy Iced Java only contain 10 servings? Other Water Enhancers on the shelf have 18-24 servings.
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MiO Energy is made from coffee, which makes an 8-ounce glass of iced coffee when prepared with milk or water. The formula for this product is different than other water enhancers, and as a result, the number of servings per bottle is different. But it’s still just as awesome, we promise.
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How much caffeine does MiO Energy Iced Java contain? / How does MiO Energy Iced Java compare to other energy/coffee drinks?
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While we can’t speak for other products, we can tell you about MiO Energy Iced Java. When prepared as directed, using one squeeze (1 teaspoon) of MiO Energy Iced Java per 8 ounces of water or milk, the resulting beverage contains 60 mg of caffeine. There are approximately 10 servings per bottle. That’s 10 chances to tackle just about anything!
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Can I add MiO Energy Iced Java to milk?
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If that’s what floats your boat then go for it! For optimum taste, we recommend using 8 fluid oz.
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Can I add MiO Energy Iced Java to hot water?

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You can, but for ultimate deliciousness, we recommend using cold water. Add ice, milk or creamer to your liking and enjoy.
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Can I add MiO Energy Iced Java to coffee/iced coffee?
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MiO Energy Iced Java should never be added to caffeinated drinks because it already contains caffeine. And that is too much caffeine, friends. When in doubt, talk your health care provider about whether caffeine is appropriate in your diet.
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Once prepared, how long can I store it in the refrigerator?
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Once prepared, a drink made with MiO Energy Iced Java in water or milk will keep up to 2 days in the refrigerator without losing its quality. You may want to stir before serving. Refrigerated drinks should be discarded after two days. But come on, how could something so delicious possibly last for two days?
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Can I add MiO Energy Iced Java to alcohol?
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This product is designed to be used as a water enhancer. MiO Energy Iced Java should never be added to alcoholic drinks. Studies indicate that consuming caffeine in combination with alcohol can lead to unsafe behaviors. While we’re all for fun, please keep it safe.
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Is MiO Energy Iced Java safe for children?
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We do not recommend giving MiO Energy Iced Java or any other caffeinated beverage to children. Kids are crazy enough as is!
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Does this product contain real coffee?
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Yes, MiO Energy Iced Java is made with rich and full flavored coffee to deliver the great taste you expect and a perfect punch of energy to your day.
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What is “Concentrated Coffee”?
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This is a concentrated product that makes 10 servings of iced coffee. As a result, more coffee is added to this product, so that when you dilute it into water or milk, it makes a delicious iced coffee at the coffee strength you expect.
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What are “Coffee Solids”?
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Coffee solids refer to coffee that is derived from real coffee beans, through a process of roasting, grinding, extracting, concentrating and drying the coffee.
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Is MiO Energy Iced Java kosher?
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Yes, all MiO Energy currently on the market has been Kosher certified. Mazel tov!
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Why did MiO Fit change to MiO Electrolytes? (Transition will occur by May 2016)
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This is simply an update we made to our packaging to communicate the benefits of the product more clearly. The formula was not changed for this transition. Also, ‘electrolytes’ is just a really cool word, right?
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And electrolytes in MiO? How does that help me?
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More than half our body is made up of water. Electrolytes are naturally present in our body and assist with fluid balance. The body’s electrolytes are the minerals sodium, potassium, calcium, magnesium, and chloride. Our body strives to keep a constant balance of water. When we sweat, we lose precious water and a small amount of electrolytes, which our body signals us to replace.

MiO Electrolytes is designed to be consumed during moderate physical activity, lasting an hour or less, to replenish fluids lost through sweat. Electrolytes sodium and potassium have been added to MiO Electrolytes help to stimulate thirst and encourage drinking during your workout. Each 8 fl oz. serving of MiO Electrolytes contains 75 mg of sodium, 35 mg of potassium.

Whew! That was a lot.

Q:
I just heard about this MiO Electrolytes, what is it?
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We were hoping you’d ask! MiO Electrolytes is a liquid water enhancer built to help aid hydration during exercise with electrolytes and B vitamins for a flavorful drink. It has no artificial flavors and zero calories per 8 fl oz. serving, and it comes in four delicious flavors – Arctic Grape, Berry Blast, Orange, and Lemon Lime. Pretty cool if we say so ourselves
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What’s the difference between regular MiO and MiO Electrolytes?
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MiO lets you turn your water into your choice of 10 incredible flavors, while MiO Electroytes lets you turn your water into your choice of 4 incredible flavors plus Electrolytes and B vitamins. But they’re both sooo delicious, you’ll have to try them all.
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What flavors are Arctic Grape and Berry Blast?
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Arctic Grape is a cool, refreshing grape flavor. Berry Blast is a mixed berry flavor containing Strawberry, Raspberry, and Blueberry notes. Both are packed with all sorts of hydrating deliciousness.
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How does MiO Electrolytes compare with other fitness and performance drinks?
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MiO Electrolytes lets you to customize your zero calorie drink, so it has as much flavor as you want without all the extra calories and sugars that you’ll find in many other popular drinks.
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Where can I find MiO Electrolytes?
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You can find MiO Electrolytes in the drink mix or water aisle at the grocery store. So go get some, then get going!
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What’s up with the B vitamins in MiO Electrolytes?
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Electrolytes Arctic Grape, Berry Blast, Orange, and Lemon Lime have B3, B6, and B12 vitamins. B vitamins are considered essential nutrients, meaning they can only be obtained through the diet and can't be made by your body in adequate amounts. Good thing we’re here to help.
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How much vitamin B is in MiO Electrolytes?
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One 8 fl oz. serving provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12. Let the B vitamins get to work!
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Is it ok to drink MiO Electrolytes straight from the container?
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No. We know it’s tempting, but MiO Electrolytes is a highly concentrated liquid that must be diluted in water.
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Is there a limit for the amount of B Vitamins consumed per day?
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To get all scientific on you, the Institutes of Medicine have established tolerable upper intake limits based on your life stage. So you should check with your doctor to find out the appropriate amount of B vitamins for you. Each serving of MiO Electrolytes provides 10% of the Daily Value for vitamins B3, B6 and B12.
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Is it safe for children to drink MiO Electrolytes?
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It's always wise to check with your children's pediatrician for medical advice, but the ingredients in MiO Electrolytes are recognized as safe for the general population. Children included. Yay!
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Can I mix flavors of MiO Electrolytes? Do you have suggestions on great combinations?
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Absolutely!! You can customize MiO any way you’d like! We’re leaving the creativity up to you! Mix and match flavors into water or any other non-caffeinated beverage.

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What’s up with the B vitamins in MiO Vitamins?
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MiO Vitamins has B3, B6, and B12 vitamins. B vitamins are considered essential nutrients meaning they can only be obtained through diet and can't be made by your body in adequate amounts. Luckily, we’re here to help.
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How much vitamin B is in MiO Vitamins?
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One 8 fl oz. serving of MiO Vitamins provides 10% of your Daily Value of Vitamins B3, B6, and B12. All that, right at your fingertips.
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Is there a limit for the amount of B Vitamins consumed per day?
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To get all scientific on you, the Institute of Medicine has established tolerable upper intake limits based on your life stage. So you should check with your doctor to find out the appropriate amount of B vitamins for you.  Each serving of MiO Fit provides 10% of the Daily Value for vitamins B3, B6 and B12. 
Q:
What is MiO Naturally Sweetened with Stevia Leaf Extract?
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MiO Naturally Sweetened is a portable liquid water enhancer that is naturally sweetened with stevia leaf extract and allows consumers to transform any bottle or glass of water into a zero calorie vessel of flavor-packed motivation.
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Why do some of your flavors now say Vitamins on the packaging?
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Our Orchard Apple, Orange Vanilla, and Orange Tangerine flavors are fortified with B vitamins, so we made an update to the packaging to communicate just how awesome the B vitamins are. The formula was not changed for this transition.
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The package says Naturally Sweetened with Stevia Leaf Extract. What is stevia and why is it natural?
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Naturally sweetened MiO is sweetened with stevia leaf extract. Stevia leaf extract is a 100% natural, zero calorie sweetener made from the leaves of the stevia plant. Did we mention it’s a natural sweetener?
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What is Tropical Cherry?
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Tropical Cherry is a tropical fruit flavor with hints of red-cherry and pineapple. We highly suggest you try it.
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Why is MiO naturally sweetened with stevia leaf extract product not as sweet as regular MiO?
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MiO naturally sweetened uses stevia leaf extract as natural zero-calories sweetener. The formulas in each of MiO flavors are different, therefore, the taste is different. Luckily, there are many MiO options so you can find the one that suits you best.
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How is this item different from other MiO items?
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MiO Naturally Sweetened is the first item in MiO portfolio to be naturally sweetened. We’re pretty proud of that!
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Why is there after taste after drinking MiO naturally sweetened with stevia leaf extract?
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You are tasting stevia. Different people perceive taste differently. People who use and drink stevia are familiar with this taste and find it acceptable. MiO naturally sweetened with stevia leaf extract product has been formulated to optimize its taste.