Eliminates Tired with Beet Juice

People, who experience fatigue, lack of sleep or a decrease in stamina, usually because the oxygen in the body is also reduced. To restore the missing oxygen reserves could with beet juice can make you re-prime stamina.

Beet fruit or also known as beet or red beet roots is one of the varieties of Beta vulgaris. These plants form root tubers resemble the red and the most frequently encountered in North America and Britain. Even so, this plant has been sold in Indonesia, especially in the supermarkets.

Studies conducted by researchers from the University of Exeter's School of Sport and Health Sciences shows that a glass of beetroot juice can help increase your stamina back by 16 percent.

According to the researchers, the content of nitrate in beetroot juice can help restore the body's oxygen reserves. Lack of oxygen is what makes the body feel tired and not powered.

"We were impressed with the effect of beetroot juice on the absorption of oxygen due to this effect cannot be achieved by other means, including exercise," explained Professor Andy Jones, lead researcher from the University of Exeter's School of Sport and Health Sciences, as reported by the Telegraph, on Monday (14 / 2 / 2011).

According to Prof Jones, professional athletes and workers who need extra energy would be interested in the results of this research.

"I'm also interested to explore the relevance of the findings to people who suffer from lack of energy and may be able to use beet juice to help them through everyday life," said Prof Jones.

The research team believes that the nitrate in beetroot juice can turn into nitric oxide in the body, thus reducing the 'oxygen cost' associated with the sport.

The results of this study have been published in the Journal of Applied Physiology.

Another study conducted by researchers at Barts and the London School of Medicine and the Peninsula Medical School found that beet juice can also lower blood pressure.


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