Athletes deficient in B-vitamins may perform worse during high-intensity exercise and have less ability to repair and build muscle than individuals with nutrient-rich diets. B vitamins, including thiamin, riboflavin, B6, B12, and folate, are required by the body for proper conversion of proteins and sugars into energy. B vitamins are also utilized during the production […]
About Austin Winegar
Since joining USANA in 2011, Austin has played an integral role in organizing third-party published research, ensuring the safety and efficacy of USANA's products, and reviewing all U.S. marketing materials for scientific accuracy.
His current responsibilities include writing Ask the Scientist articles, and managing the design and user experience of Ask the Scientists.
Austin graduated from the University of Utah with a bachelor’s degree in biology. In the field of science, his areas of interest focus on sports nutrition, weight loss/maintenance, anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry.
When he’s not in the lab, Austin enjoys mountain biking, skiing, hiking, and pretty much anything that gets him into the mountains.
Entries by Austin Winegar
Using data from the first National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES I), scientists examined associations between nutrient intakes and skin appearance in 4,025 women between the ages of 40 and 74 years. Clinical examinations of the skin were conducted by dermatologists. Skin-aging appearance was defined as having a wrinkled appearance, dryness associated with aging […]