Beauty | Body | Culture Beet juice vs the pill. Once again, Mother Nature sends a powerful message about the efficacy of natural foods. Patients who were given a 250ml glass of beetroot juice a day experienced a reduction in blood pressure comparable to those who took nitrate tablets.
The benefit is driven by nitrates producing a gas known as nitric oxide in the blood vessels and arteries and lowers blood pressure. The effective and immediate reduction in blood pressure has long-term benefits on cardiovascular health, potentially impacting mortality from heart health and strokes.