A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce blood pressure, according to a study published in April 2013 in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. The study, which was funded by the British...

The muscular cartoon sailor Popeye maintained his physique by gulping cans of spinach. Swedish researchers, from Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute, have found that nitrate, found in spinach, other leafy...

Heinz has launced a new beetroot and apple blended juice, designed to give sports enthusiasts a nutritious and naturally rich source of dietary nitrate.  Dietary nitrate is shown to help boost endurance...

The European Food Safety Authority’s (EFSA) Contaminants Panel (CONTAM) has assessed the risks and benefits to consumers from nitrates in vegetables and concluded that the beneficial effects of eating...