Keeping the body healthy is vital while bodybuilding! Year round but specially while people are prepping for shows. When food is very restricted, your levels of micronutrients, polyphenols, EFAs and antioxidants will be typically low. Here’s the lay down on these amazing supplements.
NAC: Protects the liver through a few mechanism. Fights addiction, helps with depression, OCD and sleep apnea. Helps lower blood pressure and increases the most potent antioxidant in the body (glutathione) Could be helpful with hormones and fertility.
CoQ10: Improves heart health, could lower liver enzymes, anti inflammatory and lowers blood pressure.
Caffeine: Reduces Dementia and Parkinson disease risks, protects the liver, helps with type 2 diabetes and could enhance mental alertness and memory. Small boost in metabolic rate. Coffee is a good source of polyphenols!
Fish oil: Reduces inflammation, great for mental health in numerous ways (improves depression, mood, anxiety and reduce agression), increases HDL potentially and is great for cardiovascular health. May improve IBS.
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