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Vitamin Supplements Toms River NJ

Vitamin supplements include amino acids, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, dietary minerals, and many more. They can be found in foods and natural health products. See below for local businesses in Toms River that give access to vitamin supplements and learn more about how vitamin supplements can help athletic performance.

Dr. N's Natural Foods
(732) 255-1400
1835 B Hooper Ave
Toms River, NJ

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Giglio Vincent Ph D Ccn
(732) 830-8065
Toms River, NJ
General Nutrition Center
(732) 341-1071
1201 Hooper Ave
Toms River, NJ
Simple Goodness
(732) 830-1090
3632 State Highway 35 Nor
Toms River, NJ
(732) 929-2757
452 Route 37 E
Toms River, NJ
Natural Nutrition Center
(732) 774-2016
216 Main St
Avon By the Sea, NJ

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Robbins Laura Ms Rd Cde
(732) 244-0052
833 Route 37 W
Toms River, NJ
Natural Foods General Store
(732) 240-0024
675 Batchelor St
Toms River, NJ
Max Muscle Sports Nutrition
(732) 270-8000
935 Fischer Blvd
Toms River, NJ
Buds in Bloom in Super Foodtown
(732) 244-8300
1 Route 37 W
Toms River, NJ
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Vitamins and Supplements - men vs women


Dietary supplements are often used by competitive cyclists with the hope that they will improve their physical performance. A list of commonly used vitamins, minerals, and other herbal and organic compounds (with the editor's comments) can be found in the section on nutritional supplements . Do male and female athletes have different needs for supplements? Are supplements used differently in men and women athletes?

Before answering this question, remember that one should be skeptical about unbelieveable claims for all these products. And unless they are proven in well designed, blinded studies, assume that a claim which sounds too good to be true, probably is. There are few shortcuts for a well designed training program supported with sound nutrition. And although there may be little risk in trying supplements in addition, there is a monetary cost for those on a limited budget for their athletic pursuits, as well as the potential to lose focus on the need for a good training program.

Based on the scientific and nutritional literature (double blind studies not annecdotal or personal experience) only two supplements (both minerals) have been shown to be needed in differing amounts by men and women - calcium and iron.

Calcium is the major mineral involved in bone growth and repair. There is no evidence that calcium supplements are needed by male athletes. The same is true of the average female involved in regular, vigorous physical activity. The exception is the female athlete who, because of the intensity of her training, has become amenorrheic. Amenorrhea is the abnormal suppression of the menstrual cycle and is associated with hormonal changes that can affect bone formation. Recent evidence has suggested that the positive effects of exercise on bone formation noted in all athletes will act to minimize the effects of amennorrhea in this specific group as well, and at this time there is still a lack of consensus as to the absolute need...

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