This is because of the nitrites that are often used as preservatives for bacon, sausage, ham, and other type of processed meat. The salts of nitrite (but also nitrate) are commonly needed to enhance the colour, extend the shelf life of processed meats and also help hinder the growth of harmful microorganisms (such as in […]
Our brain doesn’t have enough place to store energy. When it needs supply of energy for its increased activity, the brain gives a sign to blood vessels for extra blood and then directs it to specific brain regions. While reading this, you might ask: how exactly does the brain communicate to blood vessels and how […]
According to a recent study, strength training for your breathing muscles just 5 minutes every day lowers blood pressure and improves your heart health at least as good as medication and much higher as aerobic exercise.
Beetroot juice has become increasingly popular recently due to its positive effects on heart health and sport performances. It has high concentrations of nitrate, which can be converted into nitric oxide (NO) in your body after consumption. NO has different functions, including widening of your blood vessels, which reduces blood pressure and increases oxygen- and […]