Scott W. Tunis MD FACS | Before we consider the answer to that question, we need to define the term “vitamin deficient”. Vitamin deficiencies can be absolute, wherein there is a complete lack of an essential vitamin in the diet...Continue reading
Scott W. Tunis MD FACS • Electrolytes, defined in the context of nutrition and athletics, are the dissolved minerals in our blood, sweat and urine which contain an electric charge. They play critical roles in nerve conduction, muscle contraction, maintenance of...Continue reading
Scott W. Tunis MD FACS | An absolute deficiency of any of the 13 essential vitamins or essential trace elements is incompatible with life.
Scott W. Tunis MD FACS • "I’ve heard that strenuous and endurance exercise can suppress the immune system. I’m a runner. Should I be worried about greater susceptibility to infection? What nutritional strategies should I adopt to optimize my immune...Continue reading
Scott W. Tunis MD FACS | Board Certified Eye Physician and Surgeon Think about all the time, money and effort we as runners invest in protecting our bodies, muscles and joints from the physical demands of our favorite sport. But...Continue reading