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Ali Bown

Irvine, CA 92602

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Do vitamins or supplements enhance performance in our clients and in athletes?

10 Answers | Asked by Jeffrey Fischer on Nov 20, 2011

Answered by Ali Bown on Feb 21, 2012

The short answer is no. If your diet provides sufficient micronutrients, additional vitamins or minerals will not alter performance. All stress (including exercise) requires additional nutrients because the body pushes through the water soluble vitamins faster than fat soluble vitamins or minerals....

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Is coconut water really all that it’s hyped up to be when it comes to a “sports drink”?

6 Answers | Asked by Kathleen Ferguson on Jan 31, 2012

Answered by Ali Bown on Feb 21, 2012

Great question. Most sports hydration drinks contain small amounts of color or flavor - many of which are artificial. Coconut water does not contain any additives, but READ the labels. There are a few manufacturers who alter the composition by adding sugars. If you drink pure coconut water it is...

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