Studies suggest Beetroot Extract can improve athletic performance whilst lowering blood pressure and increasing blood flow. It may also be responsible for the muscle pump we experience when lifting heavy weights.
High nitrate levels in Beetroot can lower blood pressure and treat heart conditions. This same ingredient may also combat dementia by improving oxygen supply to the brain.
Alpha-Lipoic acid contained in the plant extract also lower glucose levels to help decrease the symptoms of diabetes. A high fibre content also promotes healthy digestion in the gut and prevents constipation.
Another ingredient, Choline, aids sleep, mobility and memory by maintaining cell structure and reducing inflammation.
For athletic performance, Beetroot Extract improves oxygen supply to the muscles by providing an increased supply of Nitrate; meaning we can exercise for longer.
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