Beet This – Blood Pressure Lowered By Beetroot

Beet This – Blood Pressure Lowered By Beetroot

High levels of nitrate in beetroot have been shown to lower blood pressure in subjects with established hypertension (high blood pressure). Nitrate oxide is used by the endothelium lining the blood vessel walls to relax the smooth muscle of the circulatory system causing vasodilation and increased blood flow. An anti-Hypertensive Strategy A recent study published in Hypertension by Dr Amrita Ahluwalia (Barts and…