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Beets are high in nitric oxide, which is thought to increase blood flow to the brain. The study included people over the age of 55 with high blood pressure that took a beetroot juice containing 560 mg of nitrate or placebo three times a week for six weeks.

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    I use this supplement on occasion…


    When I exercise 2x /week I use a 5L/min O2 concentrator.

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      I wonder how that compares to sunbathing which increases nitric oxide and doesn’t contain 13g of sugar.

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        Anecdotally, my mother’s blood pressure dramatically improved after she started adding in beetroot extract recently. This has been an area of concern for quite some time and it came as a very pleasant surprise. Also, possibly related: she stopped getting migraines around the same time. I think this stuff may have promise!