Imagine of the comedy duos of Laurel and Hardy or the trios of three stooges. They together are more entertaining than acting individually. This is almost true about certain micronutrients. The field of nutrients, nutrition and particularly sports nutrition is highly dynamic and constantly evolving. It is moving forward at an astonishingly fast pace, affecting every aspects of human health
Outstanding advances in physiology and biochemistry have increased insights into the mechanisms responsible for the effects of every single nutrients taken into the body and their interrelationships. Understanding synergistic and antagonistic effects of nutrients allows practitioners to know positive and negative interactions among nutrients. For better nutritional guidance and to take full advantage of nutrients, it is important to know which nutrients increase or decrease each other effectiveness.