Extract of article published on Verywellfit.com July 25, 2019.
Beets can provide a competitive edge for athletes and can improve performance by almost 16% according to a 2014 study by the University of Exeter.
Athletes and active adults are leaning more towards nutrient-dense foods to improve athletic performance. Diets rich in vegetables like beets are shown to have a significant impact on body functions during exercise. In fact, beetroot juice has become one of the most popular ergogenic supplements for athletes. What makes the beet such an athletic nutritional . . .