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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...
  • The Power of NO
    The Power of NO
    Antioxidants protect NO synthase, the enzyme that produces the artery-relaxing signal, nitric oxide. This may explain why those who eat especially antioxidant-rich plant foods have improved...
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