While too little iron clearly has a negative impact on health and athletic performance, so too can too much iron. A condition where the body stores excess iron can not only adversely impact athletic performance, it can be deadly. Many of these symptoms (fatigue, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, etc.) can mimic iron deficiency. The good news is that if diagnosed, treatment is relatively simple.
There’s lots of confusion around carbohydrates and their effect on our health, particularly regarding their consumption and subsequent effect on weight loss, body fat and a person’s risk of developing heart disease. So here is what we really know about carbohydrates.
Vegetables are the cornerstone of a healthy eating pattern. You simply cannot eat well without them. So here are eight simple and practical ways you can include more in your diet - that aren’t steaming or salad!
Ask yourself, “If you only had the energy to focus on the one aspect of nutrition that would give you the largest return on investment, what would that area be?”
If you can’t answer that question, read on.