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Nutritional Considerations
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Nutrition Basics Six classes of nutrients: Carbohydrates Fats Proteins Vitamins Minerals Water
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Nutritional Considerations Vitamin Supplementation More the better? 100 RDA then take 10 Time that = 10 Times better athlete Adverse effects if taken too much A normal diet will supply all the nutrition you need
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Mineral Supplementation Calcium Deficiency: if calcium intake is too low the body can take calcium from it’s bones and teeth a main cause of osteoporosis Physical activity = retention of calcium in bones
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Mineral Supplementation Iron Deficiency also known as anemia Iron is needed to properly form hemoglobin Cells can not get oxygen as well with anemia
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Mineral Supplementation Protein Supplementation Often taken by athletes that are wanting to build muscle should consume 1 to 1.5 grams of extra protein per kilogram of body weight Eating a variety of foods, especially protein rich foods can easily meet these demands
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