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Micronutrients, as opposed to macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and fat), are comprised of vitamins and minerals, are required in small quantities to ensure normal metabolism, growth, and physical well-being. These are the nutrients without which normal functioning of the body is unthinkable. Essential For Immune System Health, Hydration, and Recovery A diet of essential micronutrients is important for an athletes's performance and recovery. And today’s balanced diets often lack sufficient amounts of minerals that athletes need. When athletes lose fluids during exercise, they also lose electrolytes and essential minerals in the body. MicroNutrient Deficiencies Can Slow Bodily Processes During Exercise And Recovery If we consume fewer vitamins than we need, we feel fatigue and become more vulnerable to illness or injury.... Continue Reading →
Sports Drinks Versus Balanced Electrolytes For Hydration According Dr. Gerald Olarsch, N.D., if there are too few trace-minerals in your hydration drink, the solution will be unable to form the proper electrolyte balance to enter the cells and maximize rehydration during exercise. Sports Drinks May Not Be The Answer Water is good for rehydration. Water with electrolytes is better, particularly a range of trace minerals in a balanced format. Sports drinks have tried to address the need for electrolyte replacement and have included carbohydrates for energy, but do you know what they are really putting into those drinks? Are they helping or hurting your athletic performance? Is The Level Of Sugar In Sports Drinks Healthy? You have to be a dedicated label reader to... Continue Reading →