Vitamin C plays many important roles in your body and can directly impact your athletic performance. In addition to helping protect your cells from free-radicals and playing a central role in the building of collagen, vitamin C supports the metabolism of vitamin E and iron. Vitamin C also helps reduce the respiratory discomfort associated with working out in cool temperatures.
Vitamin B12 is a water-soluble micronutrient that plays an important role in many aspects of your health and athletic performance. These include the production of red blood cells, mitochondrial efficiency and cellular energy, DNA replication, maintaining the health of your nervous system as you age, and the metabolism of sugars, carbohydrates and fats.
It goes without saying that we are all DNA.
DNA is essentially the instruction manual for the construction of a human body, complete with advantages and disadvantages. Understanding how it impacts our lives is still an ongoing process, but there is no doubt that DNA has provided insights into numerous areas of medicine, nutrition, and performance with strong, credible research.
Vitamin B9 (folate) has many important roles. Two of the most important are linked to how your DNA makes copies of itself and removing excess homocysteine from your blood. Folate is important for your development, to maintain nervous system health, repair tissues, build muscle and blood cells and during pregnancy.