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Nutritional deficiencies of seasoned athletes (vitamin D is 2nd) – Aug 2013

Clipped from Tampa Times

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Dr. Masley Spoke at BayCare Sports Medicine Conference Aug 3 2013

The top 10 nutrient deficiencies that affect performance and aging in "seasoned athletes''
1. Fiber
2. Vitamin D
3. Long-chain omega-3 fats
4. Calcium
5. Magnesium
6. Vitamin K
7. Trace minerals
8. Probiotics
9. Protein
10. Mitochrondrial support

See also VitaminDWiki

  1. Faster reaction time
  2. Far fewer colds/flus during the winter
  3. Less sore/tired after a workout
  4. Fewer micro-cracks and broken bones
  5. Bones which do break heal much more quickly
  6. Increased VO2 and exercise endurance Feb 2011
  7. Indoor athletes especially need vitamin D
  8. Professional indoor athletes are starting to take vitamin D and/or use UV beds
  9. Olympic athletes have used UV/vitamin D since the 1930's
  10. The biggest gain from the use of vitamin D is by those who exercise less than 2 hours per day.
  11. Reduced muscle fatigue with 10,000 IU vitamin D daily
  12. Muscle strength improved when vitamin D added: 3 Meta-analysis
  13. Reduced Concussions
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