Beetroot fails to warm up those sensitive to cold
Oct 03, 2017
In people at higher risk of feeling the cold, and contrary to what scientists thought, beetroot juice doesn't appear to help re-warm the body after exposure to the cold, according to new research.
Beetroot juice may provide benefits to heart disease patients
May 11, 2017
A new study finds that dietary nitrate—a compound that dilates blood vessels to decrease blood pressure—may reduce overstimulation of the sympathetic nervous system that occurs with heart disease. The research team looked ...
With beetroot juice before exercise, aging brains look 'younger': study
Apr 19, 2017
Drinking a beetroot juice supplement before working out makes the brain of older adults perform more efficiently, mirroring the operations of a younger brain, according to a new study by scientists at Wake Forest University.
Could a beetroot a day keep the doctor at bay?
May 19, 2016
A QUT study is underway to discover whether beetroot juice could be a new 'super food' to improve vascular health, including blood coagulation and boosting immune cells, in older people and volunteers are wanted to take part.
Eating dark chocolate as a daily snack could help boost athletic performance, study suggests
Apr 19, 2016
Dark chocolate has already been hailed for its positive effects on cardiovascular health – and now a study undertaken at London's Kingston University has found the tasty treat could help give sports enthusiasts an extra ...
Physical performance enhanced by beetroot 'superjuice'
Mar 14, 2016
Next time you're making your morning nutribullet with fruit and veg, adding some beetroot may well help to enhance your day's physical performance, according to scientists.
Daily dose of beetroot juice improved endurance and blood pressure
Feb 11, 2016
Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have found that a daily dose of beetroot juice significantly improved exercise endurance and blood pressure in elderly patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction ...
Beetroot juice improves sprinting and decision-making during exercise
Sep 18, 2015
Rugby players take note: drinking high nitrate beetroot juice improves both sprint performance and decision-making during prolonged intermittent exercise such as rugby and football, according to scientists from the University ...
Beetroot juice supplementation may help lengthen workouts
Jul 28, 2015
(HealthDay)—Chronic supplementation with beetroot juice (BRJ), containing nitrate, has beneficial effects on the work of the heart in response to exercise, according to a study published online June 17 in the American Journal ...
Small study shows beetroot juice improves exercise function of COPD patients
Jan 23, 2015
A Wake Forest University study to investigate the effects of acute beetroot juice ingestion on the exercise capacity of COPD patients shows some promise, but a larger clinical trial is needed to verify results.