Solgar Beetroot Extract 500mg 90 Vegetable Capsules
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Solgar Beetroot Extract 500 mg Vegetable Capsules is a rich source of antioxidants as well as good levels of many nutrients, including folic acid, Vitamin B6, fibre, manganese, potassium, Vitamin C and iron.
Throughout history Beetroot has been used in medicinal food and recent research has confirmed these uses as well as highlighting some new health benefits. Recent research has demonstrated beetroot is uniquely rich source of phytonutrient pigments collectively known as betalains. Betalains are nitrogen-containing, water-soluble plant pigments which have big range of desirable biological activities. These includie antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular-protective properties.
Recent studies has shown beetroot's role in cardiovascular health has cited nitrate as the key component responsible for these benefits. Researchers found that nitrate from beetroot increased levels of nitric oxide within the body. Nitric oxide signals the smooth muscle fibres to relax, which increases blood flow, subsequently improving circulation and reducing blood pressure. Beetroots also contain various carotenoids, iron, potassium, fibre, vitamin c, folic acid and betaine. Betaine (also known as TMG) has been shown to reduce the blood concentration of homocysteine, a substance linked to heart disease.
As a food supplement for adults, take one (1) vegetable capsule, up to three (3) time daily, preferably at mealtimes, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any kind of medication or have a medical condition, please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking this product. Keep out of reach of children. Food supplements should not be used instead of a varied balanced diet and healthy lifestyle. Do not use if outer bottle seal is missing, torn or damaged in any way.