Category Archives: Beetroot (Beets)

Nitrates from Vegetables: Do They Lower Blood Pressure?

Processed red meat has been investigated for its high nitrate and nitrite concentrations (nitrate is the oxidised form of nitrite and both are added to various sorts of processed meats as preservatives). Nitrates and nitrites can be converted to nitrosamines … Continue reading

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A Note on Beetroot

Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) is known for its deep green and succulent leaves that are often added to salads. Spinach leaves are nutritionally packed full of essential nutrients including magnesium, vitamin C, vitamin B6, vitamin K, folic acid and iron. In … Continue reading

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