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  • April 9, 2017 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Beetroot Juice Associated With Improved Athletic Performance

    Numerous studies have linked beetroot juice with improved athletic performance for intermittent type exercise in recreational athletes. Now, a recent study suggests that consuming beetroot juice may also improve high-intensity exercise performance. Participants in the study included 32 male soccer...

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  • October 8, 2014 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Beetroot Juice May Help Lower Blood Pressure

    Beetroot juice has been making news lately as a potential sport drink alternative; especially since the Auburn University football team started drinking it before games. A recent study suggests that beetroot juice may also be good for lowering systolic blood...

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  • February 20, 2014 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Nitrate Linked To Reduced Resting Metabolic Rate

    Nitrate was long considered to be an inert product of nitric oxide metabolism but research over the past decade has found that it is actually associated with a range of biological processes. Most recently, a study has found that increasing...

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