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  • Don’t Use Antiseptic Mouthwash
    Don’t Use Antiseptic Mouthwash
    The natural flora on our tongue (lingual bacteria) is essential for the athletic performance-enhancing effect of the nitrates in vegetables such as beetroot.
  • Priming the Proton Pump
    Priming the Proton Pump
    To understand how beets could reduce the oxygen cost of exercise while improving athletic performance, one must review the biochemistry of energy production (ATP synthase) and the body's conversion...
  • Doping With Beet Juice
    Doping With Beet Juice
    Beets found to significantly improve athletic performance while reducing oxygen needs, upsetting a fundamental tenet of sports physiology.
  • Anti Up on the Veggies
    Anti Up on the Veggies
    Greens rank highest in chemical antioxidant assays (such as ORAC, TEAC, TRAP, and FRAP), but which vegetables lead the pack when cellular antioxidant activity is measured?
  • Stool Size Matters
    Stool Size Matters
    Larger bowel movements are associated with lower risk of appendicitis, colon cancer, constipation, and diverticulitis.
  • Best Cooking Method
    Best Cooking Method
    Which are the gentlest cooking methods for preserving nutrients and which vegetables have more antioxidants cooked than raw.
  • #1 Anticancer Vegetable
    #1 Anticancer Vegetable
    There are two superfood classes of vegetables most adept at blocking human cancer cell growth in a petri dish.
  • Fill in the Blank
    Fill in the Blank
    What four letter food is associated with reduced blood pressure and body fat?
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