A new systematic review observes that combining beetroot juice (BJ) with nutritional supplements, including caffeine, nitrate (NIT), and citrulline (CIT), may provide a synergistic effect to improve exercise performance.
This round-up looks at the latest health and nutrition research, including how New Zealand researchers are studying the benefits of Feijoa fruit for diabetes prevention, how low-quality diets are related to migraine frequency, and the benefits of rice...
Beetroot nitrates combined with citrulline helped amateur triathletes cover more distance in a standardized running test. It’s the first time these two longtime sports nutrition ingredients have been studied together in this way, the researchers said.
Canadian researchers have determined via a meta analysis that nitrate supplementation may be beneficial in some aspects of endurance sports, but caution that the data supporting the notion is mediocre at best.
Drinking beetroot juice promotes growth of mouth bacteria associated with healthier blood vessels and brain function thereby offering healthy ageing benefits, according to a new study of people aged 70-80.
Researchers from the Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism Research Group, Nutrition Institute, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, examined the effect of beetroot-based gel supplementation in recreational combat sport athletes. Specifically, they...
Drinking high nitrate beetroot juice could improve both sprint performance and decision-making during prolonged intermittent exercise such as rugby and football, and could help players at the Rugby World Cup, say researchers.
Nitrate from beetroot juice could aid athletes by pushing more oxygen rich blood to muscles that need it the most, and may also improve the quality of life for people who have suffered from heart failure.
A daily glass of beetroot juice may boost the aerobic fitness of swimmers, reports a new study that supports the sports nutrition potential of beetroot previously reported for cycling, walking, and running.
The lead author of a July study assessing the effects of beetroot juice on cycling performance tells BeverageDaily.com further research is needed to assess its efficacy at different levels of exercise intensity and duration.
Drinking organic beetroot juice boosts stamina and could help you exercise for up to 15 per cent longer, according to a study published by the UK University of Exeter's School of Sport and Health Sciences.