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Antioxidant Supplementation for Athletes

For exercise performance, haphazard antioxidant supplementation could actually be detrimental. There is little evidence to recommend antioxidant supplementation for the purpose of performance enhancement.

If the body is deficient in antioxidants and phytochemicals resultant from a poor diet, this will affect a person’s health, and energy levels, and dietary intake of these nutrients is the best option to improve health and well being.

Some antioxidant supplements include vitamin c, vitamin e.

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