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Want to Exercise Harder? Turn to Beet Juice

Gatorade is so 2014

(Newser) - Want to exercise longer without feeling wiped out? A new study suggests adding beet juice to your diet. The research, published in the American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology , zeros in on nitrate, which is found in beet juice and converted to nitric oxide in the body;... More »

Want More Endurance? Try Beetroot Juice

Studies suggest it gives athletes greater endurance

(Newser) - A couple of studies done by Exeter University have shown a 20% increase in endurance by athletes drinking beetroot juice. Average athletes won't turn into an elite ones overnight, but they could see benefits such as being able to exercise longer because of the effect the juice has on muscles.... More »

What'd Michelle Buy at Farmers Market? Kale

No produce yet from White House's own garden, however

(Newser) - The farmers market Michelle Obama has been pushing for opened near the White House today, Eleanor Barkhorn writes for the Atlantic—though without any produce from the first lady’s own much-publicized garden. Mrs. O was among the first customers, and though she skipped the “Beets Even the President... More »

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