Remember WHAT? Go Beets!
I think this was just blogged for me! Lover of beets and looking for my memory!!!!
Originally posted on PositiveBoomer:
Beet those pesky lapses in memory:
Do you ever find yourself sitting through half the late movie-you know, what’s-it-called, starring what’s-his-face—before remembering you’ve already seen it? Have you forgotten where you left your coffee mug (next to your keys, wherever they are) again?
Maybe you need a shot of beet juice. New research indicates that the nitrates in beet juice (which convert to nitrites and nitric oxide in the body) open up oxygen-rich blood vessels. Even better, the nitrite gets the oxygen and blood to the exact place in the brain where you need them most.
That’s good news, because reduced blood flow to certain brain zones is linked to memory glitches, slower thinking and dementia. Though it will take more research to measure beet juice’s impact on your brain, several studies already have shown that it does good things for your body. Beet juice can lower your blood…
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