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Runners burn up nutrients faster placing them at risk for vitamin/nutrient deficiency.  This slows performance and opens them up to injury.

Overall here are the bullet points of the presentation:

  • Nutrient deficiency sneaks up on you, prepare for it
  • Nutrient deficiency results in disease
  • Athletes burn up vitamins faster
  • Running damages tissue, Nutrients help rebuild
  • Low in nutrients, poor tissue repair= INJURY
  • Calcium Carbonate, Magnesium Oxide, Zinc Oxide = JUNK VITAMIN
  • Certificate of Analysis- call number on vitamin
  • Vit A, Vit C, Magnesium, Calcium, Zinc, Copper, Protein

Shopping list of foods to help you heal as they are high in nutrients that repair tissue:

  • Sweet Potato
  • Spinach, Carrots, Broccoli, Tomatoes, Green/Red Peppers
  • Oysters, Beef, Turkey, Eggs, Salmon, Tuna
  • Cashews, Almonds, Sunflower Seeds, Walnut, flax/chia
  • Mango, Berries, Kiwi, Oranges, Grapefruit

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