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By Dan Benardot

ISBN-10: 058522823X

ISBN-13: 9780585228235

''Nutrition for severe Athletes combines the most recent examine and the educational studies of best athletes to supply precise consuming plans for energy, strength, and patience sports.''--Jacket.

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There may be a benefit in consuming a slightly higher level of vitamin C for athletes involved in concussive sports where muscle soreness occurs or there is an injury.  Unfortunately, it's impossible to know the answer for everyone.  Even someone consuming a low but regular intake of fruits and vegetables is likely to obtain sufficient vitamin C, but this kind of low­level supplement may act as an appropriate safety buffer. Water­Soluble Vitamins Sources Possible problems Vitamin B­1 (Thiamin) Vitamin Energy metabolism, nerve system function, appetite.

Are likely to have inadequate energy intakes and, therefore, inadequate vitamin B­6 intakes. • High doses of vitamin B­6 have been shown to have toxic effects. 37 Taken together, these factors should encourage athletes to consume an adequate intake of energy before they consider taking supplements of vitamin B­6.  It contains the mineral cobalt (thus the name ''cobalamin") and has a major involvement in red blood cell formation, folic acid metabolism, DNA synthesis, and nerve development, but it is essential for the function of all cells.

Inadequate levels may lead to diarrhea, mental confustion, weakness, and dermatitis (dry flaky skin). Excessive levels may lead to flushed skin, rash, and hepatitis. Vitamin B­6 (Pyridoxine, pyridoxal, pyridoxamine) Protein manufacture, fat metabolism, and manufacture of niacin from tryptophan. Meats, fish, poultry, green leafy vegetables, and wholegrain products.  Excessive levels may lead to neurological disorders, fatigue, and depression. (table continued on next page) Page 39 (table continued from previous page) Vitamin Functions Sources Possible Problems Vitamin B­12 (Cobalamin) New tissue manufacture, especially involved in making red blood cells.

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