Are nitrates in food something to avoid, or might they actually be a performance enhancer? To find out, we’re talking about where nitrates come from, the problem with nitrate supplementation, and the role of fruits and vegetables play in our performance.
– Where nitrates and nitrites come from
– The difference between nitrates in vegetables and processed meats
– Why we don’t need to fear added nitrates in processed meats
– The problem with using beet root juice for testing
– Why the solution (as it usually does) comes down to more fruits and veg
Alsharif et al., 2023. Nitrate supplementation on high-intensity exercise.
Gallardo et al., 2021. What is in your beet juice?
Hord et al., 2009. Food sources of nitrates and nitrites.