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Vitamins and Minerals for Young Athletes


Vitamins and Minerals for Young Athletes teaches the young athlete everything they need to know about vitamins and minerals, and how they relate to health and avoidance of injury and illness in this one-hour video lesson.

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Vitamins and Minerals for Young Athletes

Learn about micronutrients and their role in health, injury and illness

 Your athlete will learn about:

  • The role of vitamins and minerals in sport
  • Where to locate vitamins and minerals in food
  • Calcium and vitamin D, the bone building nutrients
  • The important role of iron in the athlete‚Äôs diet
  • Where to source important micronutrients from food
  • What to do if there is a deficiency in the athlete diet  

This video lesson is part of the Eat Like a Champion full course taught by Jill Castle, MS, RDN.