Tag Archives: Vitamins

Marathon Runners and Vitamin E

Gastrointestinal bleeding, nausea, abdominal pain, and cramping are commonly encountered in long distance running. Clinically, 25 to 40 percent of long distance runners experience abdominal cramps or diarrhoea in association with competitive endurance. This being so, these symptoms may adversely effect performance. Recent studies using animal models have suggested that vitamin E supplementation may prevent these...
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Mauve Factor formerly known as Pyrrole Disorder

The biological origin of Mauve Factor is unknown. Over decades, serious consideration has been given to dietary sources and porphyrins such as heme (deep red, non protein, ferrous component of hemoglobin). It is now well understood that activated vitamin B6 in combination with Zinc piccolinate is usually sufficient in suppressing mauve factor to achieve an...
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