Nutrition A Slides 04.04 part 1

Consumed during long events low sodium status can be

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Unformatted text preview: ng Hyponatremia Hyponatremia Hyponatremia is rare but serious condition It produces some of the same symptoms as heat stroke It occurs when only water is consumed during long events Low sodium status can be prevented by sports drinks Low containing sodium, potassium, and other electrolytes containing Fluids high in sugar don’’t quench thirst and should not be t consumed for fluid replacement consumed Their high-sugar content draws fluid from the blood into the Their intestines, thereby increasing the risk of dehydration, nausea, and bloating and Alcohol containing beverages such as beer, wine, and ginand-tonics are not hydrating, either Body Fat and Weight Body Athletes are concerned about their weight and Athletes body shape, and they are leaner than U.S. population population Advantages of low body weight and fat vanish Advantages when they are too low when Body fat levels of less than 3% in men and less Body than 12% in women seriously interfere with health health These are obligatory body fat content people These need for the other functions of fat need Everyone needs fat for hormone production, to Everyone maintain normal body temperature in cold weather, and to cushion internal organs weather, Exercise, Body Fat, and Health Exercise, Female athletes may experience irregular Female or absent menstrual periods (amenorrhea) or the late onset of periods during adolescence adolescence These aberrations are effects of high These levels of physical activity or calorie...
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