May 20th, 2019
The global sports nutrition segment grew to $14 billion in 2017 and is predicted to reach $24 billion by 2022, according to data from Euromonitor International.
Sport supplements, when formulated to fit the natural functions of the body, may help to promote adaptation to training, improve performance and recovery, prevent injury, and can result in a more consistent and intensive workout, without altering the physiological and normal body functions.
It is really known that active folate as Quatrefolic® plays an important role in human growth and development, and people need to maintain an adequate intake of folate during all stages of life - pregnancy, lactation and aging - also for infertility and mood, while the significant function of folate for active people who practice sport is emerging.
Folate has a direct role in the synthesis of new blood cells and in the building and repairing of body tissues, including those injured due to physical activity.
What benefits can folate bring to active people in practice?
Energy production, control of oxidative stress, cellular repair and immune system support: these are just some of the many benefits that athletes can have with a good source of folate such as Quatrefolic®.
However, according to a recent study, athletes often do not assume the Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of folate, with potential nutritional impairment.
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