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Nutrients improve performance in elite athletes
Omega-3s boost elite cyclists -
In this study, 13 elite cyclists took 1,300 mg of omega-3 fish oil per day or a placebo. After three weeks, while there were limited improvements for placebo, cyclists taking the omega-3s saw a 69 percent increase in nitric oxide, which helps widen and relax blood vessels, a 5.25 percent increase in a measure of blood flow, and a meaningful increase in the capacity to use oxygen...