Benefits of Beetroot Juice: The Best Cure for High Blood Pressure

By Jack Challem  |  1 Sept 2016   How an obscure nutrient known as nitrate can help lower blood pressure, protect against glaucoma, improve athletic performance, and more. If you’ve never heard of “dietary nitrate,” you’re far from alone. Only recently has dietary nitrate-and supplements containing it in the form of beetroot-gained serious scientific interest. The story […]

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Does Beetroot Juice Lower Blood Pressure?

By Catharine Paddock PhD  |  Last updated Wed 20 July 2016 Reviewed by University of Illinois-Chicago, School of Medicine   One glass of beetroot juice a day is enough to significantly reduce blood pressure in patients with high blood pressure, conclude researchers who conducted a placebo-controlled trial in dozens of patients. Beetroot has been used since the Middle […]

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