Coming posts will outline general areas of nutrition issues for distance runners and very active--fit lifestyles.
Posts will include Enzymes, Electrolytes, Trace Elements, Amino Acids, Proteins, and Peptides/Polypeptides. Posts will contain basic information and will also include (for the serious reader) links to more specific and involved information. The catalysts of biochemical reactions are enzymes and are responsible for bringing about almost all of the chemical reactions in living organisms. Without enzymes, these reactions take place at a rate far too slow for the pace of metabolism.
Look below for basic definitions of the above...