Drink Your Beets: The Science Behind the Vegetable’s Surprising Benefits

(Credit: 5 second Studio/Shutterstock) Carnitine, chromium, anabolic steroids: Athletes have experimented with a broad array of aids in pursuit of a performance edge. A popular — if unglamorous — one today that seems safe and backed by solid data: the juice of beets, for the nitrate it contains. Inorganic nitrate (NO3–) is added to cured … Read more

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