Beat Dementia with Beets
Apr 1, 2011
To beat cognitive decline, start guzzling beet juice, according to a new study in the journal Nitric Oxide: Biology and Chemistry. Dietary nitrates--found in beets, celery, cabbage and some lettuce--can help keep your brain bealthy as you age by increasing blood flow to the brain's frontal lobes. Drinking 16 ounces of beet juice for just for days showed beneficial effects.
Juice 1 beet, 4 carrots, 3 celery stalks and 1 fugi apple in a stardard fruit and vegetable juicer. Have this as a treat (as it contains a lot of natural sugar) and enjoy all the benefits!