A unique property of beetroot juice.
As stated by researchers from the United States, the use of freshly squeezed juice regular table beet transformerait the brain of the elderly – it becomes more efficient and can perform operations not worse than the young brain.
One more note: beet juice should be drunk before exercise. Experts from Wake forest University took a study of 26 men and women aged 55 years and older who have not previously trained, had high blood pressure and took no more than two drugs to reduce blood pressure. Three times a week for 6 weeks, they drank a glass of beetroot juice called one hour before not too intense 50-minute walk on the treadmill. Half of the participants received real juice that contains about 560 mg of nitrate, the other half a placebo with a very small amount of nitrates.
“We knew that in some studies has been shown how exercise has a positive effect on the brain. But what we have demonstrated in this small trial with elderly people suffering from hypertension, was not known. As it turned out, the beet juice as a Supplement to the exercises helps to improve their efficiency, improving cognitive function of these patients,” said the authors.
Beetroot contains high levels of nitrates, which are converted in the digestion process to nitrite and then to nitric oxide (NO). NO normalizes blood circulation, and numerous studies have shown that this compound has a positive effect on cardiovascular function in people of all ages. In turn, this positively affects the health of brain by improving blood supply “of the main thinking center.”
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