Proposal: A Pre-Meal Beet Juice “Cocktail” for Prevention and Control of Type 2 Diabetes

Dietary nitrate, richly supplied by green leafy vegetables and beet juice, aids production of protective nitric oxide, and is now thought to reduce risk for heart attack and stroke. This essay suggests that dietary nitrate may also decrease diabetes risk by aiding insulin sensitivity, and proposes a beet juice “cocktail” which may work in complementary ways to reduce this risk.

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