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#1 of 3 Old 08-05-2002, 10:40 PM - Thread Starter
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when in the heat a lot? My dh is working asphalt this summer. He is outside in the 100 + degree heat shoveling 250 degree asphalt 14 hours a day. He has no appetite when he is hot, so he just drinks TONS of water during the day, and a really good supper. My question is what vitamins or other things can help him keep his body running?
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I would think a really good multi vitamin would be enough.
It would be great if he would eat a little during the day tho...maybe just some fresh fruit ? His blood sugar levels could get wacky, sweating that much and not eating all day.

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Watch the sodium and caffiene intake, and eat potassium rich foods.
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