- Oct 21, 2015 at 12:47 pm #1333575
me of courseBPL Member
So says Scientific American…. http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode/beet-juice-could-help-body-beat-altitude/Oct 23, 2015 at 7:39 am #2233565
Richard FischelBPL Member
maybe that’s why the eastern European climbers do so well. borscht. for ease of transport you may just want to ask your doctor for a cialis prescription if you're planning to spend some time at altitude. similar effect keeping you blood vessels dilated. added benefit of not needing a center tent pole.Oct 23, 2015 at 8:16 am #2233575
John S.BPL Member
Pseudoscience.Nov 10, 2015 at 9:51 am #2237234
There have been studies that indicate it helps with endurance.Nov 10, 2015 at 1:11 pm #2237265
Greg MihalikBPL Member
John S. said – "Pseudoscience." Citations please. Versus – Science Daily Oct 12, 2015 – Drinking nitrate-rich beet juice helps improve blood vessel function at altitude by giving the body alternative building blocks to make nitric oxide. National Center for Biotechnology Information by DJ Muggeridge – 2014 – Cited by 28 – Related articles A single dose of beetroot juice enhances cycling performance in simulated altitude. Muggeridge DJ(1), Howe CC, Spendiff O, Pedlar C, James PE, Easton C. University of the West of Scotland UWS research reveals beetroot juice boosts athletic performance at altitude. 11 Jul 2013.
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