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  • Supplements in Sports

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    winning to the extreme. Athletes today are using various supplements to increase their size, muscle mass, and their potential to perform well. Athletes have been taking all kinds of supplements to gain an edge on their opponents. Little do they know, these supplements are not FDA approved. No one knows the long-term effects of these supplements on the human body. The use of non-FDA approved supplements should be banned from sports. Supplements are supposed to be taken to make up for a deficiency in

  • Dietary Supplements

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    different work out supplements. Some of those work out supplements are Proteins/Amino Acids, Performance Supplements, Energy Boosting Products, and Vitamins.      The first work out supplement we are going to tell you about is Proteins/Amino Acids. One supplement that is made of Protein is called, "The Ultimate Whey Designer Protein." This designer protein is 68% better than egg white and or regular whey. It mixes easy and gives you up to 18 grams of protein per scoop. This supplement will run you the

  • Sports Supplements

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    Sports Supplements Athletes are competitive. They go out there to win. But, at all costs? Why are athletes willing to sacrifice their long term health in order to have one outstanding season? Will it be worth it when they are hooked up to machines in order to stay alive? Many athletes do not think that taking a supplement will harm them. They are strong, tough athletes, nothing can harm them, right? So, they start taking creatine or andro, or both. For most, they lose body fat, gain strength and

  • Fiber Supplements

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    treatment: Fiber supplements benefit the body through maintaining regularity in the digestive system. Fiber supplements assist the body in compensating for fiber deficiencies when there remains an inadequate amount of fiber in the digestive system. In addition, fiber supplements help to relieve constipation. Fiber can become an aid in weight reduction as well. In all fiber supplements assist in the maintenance of good health and nutrition. B. Rationale of fiber supplements: After eating

  • Bodybuilding Supplements

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    Bodybuilding supplements commonly used by bodybuilders but now people take supplements to place meals, enhance weight loss or improve athletic performance Most of people believe that taking supplements have side effects and warn each other from taking supplements, but the surprise that doctors recommend to take supplements. There are various types of supplements, but the idea is what your body needs to take. You may hear some say "OH! No don't take supplements you will damage your health "they say

  • Dietary Supplements

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    DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS Submitted by: Urmi Patel INTRODUCTION: The dietary supplements are regulated by FDA as “foods” but the regulations are different from drugs and other foods. The dietary supplements are known by various other names such as: Nutraceuticals, Phytaceuticals, Herbaceuticals, Nutrapharmaceuticals, Foodiceuticals, Phytomedicines, Therapeutic foods, Pharmafoods, Phytofoods and Parnuts (food of Particular nutritional uses). FDA regulates food supplement safety and labeling and FTC i

  • natural supplements

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    regarding natural therapies. So much so, that the US, Australian, UK and Canadian governments are suggesting new legislation designed to remove natural health products from our shelves or to brutally regulate access. The question is, are Natural Supplements a Safe Form of Medicine? Only three recorded deaths have ever been associated to vitamins, two of which are debatable and one which was a known overdose of vitamin A, taken to intentionally kill. Although on the other hand, doctors have admitted

  • Protein Supplements

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    The typical American today consumes more than 50 percent of the daily recommended amount of protein needed. (Furman). What are protein supplements, and why does the body need extra if it already consumes enough protein required in our daily diets? Proteins are the building blocks of all living matter. When the protein powder comes from quality sources such as eggs, milk or soy. They contain all the essential amino acids (that are used to help build protein), which your body needs in order to function

  • Performance Enhancing Supplements

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    Performance Enhancing Supplements Northeastern junior Colin Magee is like other athletic students around campus. He played sports in high school and now lifts weights at the Marino Center, Northeastern’s multi-million dollar workout center, several times a week. Also like many other weight-lifting students, Magee takes performance-enhancing supplements. Performance-enhancing supplements are nutrients that, unlike anabolic steroids, are available over the counter at countless supermarkets

  • The Benefits of Food Supplements

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    that they use food supplements on a regular basis (Dickinson, 19). Food supplements are being very commonly used to fill the gaps in a person’s diet. They are the unknown hero of modern day living, and most people don’t even know most people use them. Food supplements can benefit everyone in one way or another. Especially “With the popularity of fast and inexpensive processed food, many of us struggle to get all the nutrients we need out of our diets” (“Dietary Supplements: The Health Benefits