According to a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology – drinking beet juice on a regular basis has a positive effect on the cardiovascular systems of subjects during exercise – which then led to increased endurance.
What the Study Demonstrated…
During the study, male subjects who drank beet juice for 15 straight days showed blood vessels that were more dilated & lower blood pressure – both factors that can help improve exercise.
As researchers said: “Exercise can be performed at a given workload for a longer period of time before the onset of fatigue.”
So what’s the reason?…
Beet juice is a source of the molecule nitrate. When converted into the body nitrate can help with both of the factors listed above which then help improve exercise performance.
History Beets Guessing…
- It is said that, since the middle ages, beetroot was used for treatment of illnesses relating from blood problems to digestion.
- Hippocrates, the father of medicine, was said to use beet leaves as binding for wounds.
- Ancient Romans used beetroot as treatment for constipation & fevers.
Other Benefits of Beet Juice…
According to the bestofrawfood.com the beet juice can help relieve many diseases related to calcification in the body including:
- Kidney Stones
- Eye Problems
- Varicose Veins
- Skin problems
- Heart Disease
100 grams of beet root also helps to provide 27% of the RDA for folic acid known to prevent various birth defects in babies.
How Much Beet Juice…
Studies show that 8 ounces of beet juice per day can significantly help lower blood pressure & help with hypertension.
The Bottom Line…
Add some juice to your weekly diet. Start with one per day. You’ll notice the difference very quickly as your body & mind will benefit from the added (new) nutrients.
Try it for a week & feel the difference.
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