Help with fatigue as anyone tried this remedy

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Help with fatigue as anyone tried this remedy

Postby rucc2 » Mon Dec 15, 2014 4:31 pm

Hi Everyone
Hope this info might help you.

Sports professionals and scientists are finding proof that foods high in nitrates are helping with fatigue and muscle recovery to improve performance. Sports professionals push their muscles to the limit of exhaustion so what is proving good for them would be of help to anyone who suffers from fatigue.

Why is it good for you?

Nitrate is the body’s source of nitrogen.
Nitrogen is the fourth most abundant element in the human body. After Hydrogen, Oxygen, and Carbon.
Nitrogen is the base element that makes up the amino acids and DNA and plays a big part in our chemical structure.
Nitrate is broken down into Nitrite which is the source of Nitric Oxide in our bodies.
Nitrite and Nitric Oxide act as part of the balancing chemicals in every system and action our bodies use.

Beetroot and Spinach are two foods which are very high in nitrate, but beetroot seems to be the one most available.
You can get it fresh, as a drink or in tablet form if you do not like the taste.
Beetroot and apple juiced in a blender is another option.
The DASH diet is said to be very high in Nitrate at over 500% above the USA’s health advice.

It is said that it lowers blood pressure, gives you more energy, aides muscle recovery, allows better use of oxygen within the body, aids blood flow circulation and probably a whole lot more.

The only warnings I have found is that if you are pregnant or breast feeding, you should not take excessive nitrate because the foetus and babies under six mouths have not developed the ability to process nitrite a their blood which can lead to the blue baby syndrome and is treated with an injection of methylene blue.
Excess Nitrate can lead to build up of calcium in the kidneys. ie. Kidney stones, but it would have to be a lot.
Please seek out the advice of your doctor should you have any worries.

All this is not new the Romans used it as a medicine for fever, digestion and vigour in their time and if it can help with fatigue and help muscles recover more quickly it is certainly worth a try.

If anyone as tried this or is going to give it a go or as any other information that may be helpful that can be added it would be nice to hear from you.

Many Thanks R
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Re: Help with fatigue as anyone tried this remedy

Postby bekindtoyou » Sun Jan 04, 2015 10:26 am

Sounds interesting will certainly look at this. Let u know x
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Re: Help with fatigue as anyone tried this remedy

Postby Gingermama » Mon Jan 12, 2015 5:24 pm

I'm slowly getting into juicing so will give it a try! I've bought some pressed juice from tesco and today had it with milled linseed cereal topper from lidl, tasted nice and was very nutritious. Planning on getting spinach or kale to add to it but will add beetroot to the list!
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