Cant find this in my book.. Its not that great of a book this semester
Which of the following is a feature of iron nutrition in athletes?
A- Iron in sweat represents the major route of iron loss from the body
B- Iron losses occur from accelerated destruction of fragile, older blood cells
C- Iron deficiency affects a higher percentage of male athletes than female athletes
D- Sports anemia is successfully treated by increasing dietary iron to levels 2-3 times the RDA
The answer is A iron is lost from the body through sweating
If fact women rather than men are more prone to iron deficiency when involved in athletics