Beetroot Juice & Dietary Nitrates– Rapid advances in the understanding of how dietary nitrates lead to increased nitric oxide production can improve athletic performance and reduce blood pressure and cardiovascular risk factors. This course will provide healthcare professionals with the most current information on the role of dietary nitrates, how nitrate-rich vegetables improve metabolic outcomes for patients and athletes and which foods are the best sources of dietary nitrates. It will also show how increasing dietary nitrate intake may help athletes improve their performance.
Explain how dietary nitrate increases nitric oxide production and reduces blood pressure.
Describe how dietary nitrate enhances exercise performance.
List four good sources of dietary nitrates.
1.0 Free CEUs for Registered Dieticians
Free until 6/20/16