nitric oxide food Archive

BeetRoot Juice and Nitric Oxide

Beetroots and beetroot juice are again being hailed for their health benefits.  Beetroot contains a high concentration of dietary nitrates which, when consumed,  increase nitric oxide in the body.  Nitric oxide decreases blood pressure by signaling the

Mediterranean Diet Can Increase Nitric Oxide and Longevity

You have probably read by now, that the traditional Mediterranean Diet has been shown to decrease the risks of cardiovascular disease by up to 30%, including conditions like stroke and heart attacks.  As reported in the New

Nitric Oxide and Diabetes

Scientists around the world are working feverishly to increase our understanding of the nitric oxide in the human body.  The results so far have been nothing short of astounding.  Having already identified numerous incredible benefits related to

Citrulline and L-Citrulline

Citrulline is, like arginine, a semi-essential amino acid.  It can be produced in the body as part of the urea cycle.  Interestingly, citrulline results from the break down of arginine, which, if you have been following this

Arginine and L-Arginine

Arginine is an amino acid.  It’s L-form is one of the 20 most common naturally formed amino acids.  While arginine is considered to be “semi-essential” because it can be manufactured in the human body, not everyone creates

Nitric Oxide Can Help Control Blood Pressure

It is estimated that more than 50 million adults in the US alone have hypertension, or high blood pressure(HBP).  HBP can have a devastating effect on health.  This “silent but deadly” disease is thought to contribute to

Foods That Boost Nitric Oxide

When it comes to health and fitness nutrition plays a dominant role, even more than exercise and other physical activity.  To become healthier, we have to eat healthier.  One of the powerful ways we can improve our