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    Niacin and its beneficial uses for athletes

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    Niacin is important to long distance runners' nutritional status and athletic performance.
    How is the vitamin metabolized?
    Why might this vitamin be of importance to your case study athlete?
    What are some possible foods sources?
    Is there a possibility for toxicity if an athlete were to "nutrient load" this particular vitamin?

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    Niacin is also known as the Vitamin B3 and it is important to Long Distance runners because it is thought to increase muscular endurance which helps people run longer before tiring out.

    http://www.livestrong.com/article/554254-can-niacin-help-you-run-farther/

    This is a water soluble vitamin and it is ...

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