Similarly, beetroot is an antioxidant and a good source of folic acid. It can easily be juiced, and you can get enough to have a blood pressure-lowering effect in a dose of 8 ounces daily which is around 1 glass of 250ml. Patients with high blood pressure who drink it regular may not only the experience an average decrease in blood pressure cutting their systolic readings by about 10 mmHg, but also this juice helps to reduce cholesterol level and also the digestive system as well, and also increases stamina, and boosts blood supply to vital areas of the brain.
The benefit of beetroot juice may help you perform better. It allows you getting more oxygen efficiently. Infact, it is probably a good thing for mental performance of making that efficient oxygen reached properly to your brain.
Most amazing fact or coincidence it is that the red in beetroot originates from a glycoside. It's haem group which is known as haemoglobin, where the blood comes from. The two are completely irrelevant. The oxygen boosting effects come from nitrate compound synergies found in the beetroot, benefits of which likely comes from the naturally occurring nitrates in beets, which are turned into nitric oxide inside your body. Nitric oxide, thus helps to relax and dilate your blood vessels, improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure.
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