Beets for Better Lung Efficiency | Wake Up World – September 24th, 2020

By Dr. Joseph Mercola

Contributing writer for Wake Up World

If you have breathing troubles, nitrates — a compound found in beets — may be able to help. Previous studies have shown that nitrates can help improve muscle function by optimizing the way the muscles use calcium. Since the diaphragm is a muscle, researchers from the University of Florida wanted to see if those benefits could be translated to the diaphragm.

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