Dietary nitrate supplementation in cardiovascular health: an ergogenic aid or exercise therapeutic?

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Oral consumption of inorganic nitrate, which is abundant in green leafy vegetables and roots, has been shown to increase circulating plasma nitrite concentration, which can be converted to nitric oxide in low oxygen conditions. The associated beneficial physiological effects include a reduction in blood pressure, modification of platelet aggregation, and… (More)
DOI: 10.1152/ajpheart.00414.2017

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@article{Woessner2018DietaryNS, title={Dietary nitrate supplementation in cardiovascular health: an ergogenic aid or exercise therapeutic?}, author={Mary N Woessner and Luke C McIlvenna and Joaquin Ortiz de Zevallos and Christopher J A Neil and Jason D. Allen}, journal={American journal of physiology. Heart and circulatory physiology}, year={2018}, volume={314 2}, pages={H195-H212} }