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Beet Juice Could Help Body Beat Altitude

October 21st, 2015

Episode 345 of 580 episodes

Beet juice contains nitrates, which the body can convert to nitric oxide, a chemical that relaxes blood vessels and makes it easier to function in conditions of low oxygen. Christopher Intagliata reports

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