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Vitamins and Minerals for Athletes

Vitamins and minerals are vital for keeping our bodies healthy and functioning well. A lack of vitamins and minerals will impair athletic performance. Refer to this table for examples of key vitamins and minerals for an athlete’s diet, and some food sources: Vitamin Purpose Good Sources Thiamine (Vitamin B1) Helps […]

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Reading Food Labels

What the Nutrition Facts Label Tells Us How much is one serving of this food? The size of one serving size is listed at the top, along with the number of servings in each package. The label tells you how many nutrients are in a serving, not how many are […]