- Fill up on fat-soluble supplements
Help avoid deficiencies of fat-soluble vitamins by taking daily amounts of vitamin A (5,000 IU), vitamin D (1,000 IU), and vitamin E (100 IU); also take 5 mg of vitamin K every three days
- Fight back with fatty acids
Work with a nutritionist to determine how much vegetable oil or fish oil should be included in your diet to prevent essential fatty acid deficiency
- Shake on the salt
Get plenty of salt in your diet to replace the large amounts lost through sweating
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