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Michael discovers why Olympic athletes love beetroot and reveals why this humble veg can have big benefits for your heart, your muscles, and your brain.

In this episode, Michael explores the extraordinary effects of beetroot on your body and brain – from helping lower blood pressure to keeping your brain healthy as you age. He speaks to Professor Andy Jones from the University of Exeter who has found that simply drinking a shot of beetroot juice can improve your endurance during intense exercise by 16%, and finds out why these bright red jewels can have such significant benefits on your heart, your muscles and your brain.

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14 minutes

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Sat 30 Apr 2022 05:45

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  • Wed 27 Apr 2022 09:30
  • Wed 27 Apr 2022 20:45
  • Sat 30 Apr 2022 05:45

Michael Mosley: Just One Thing you can do to improve your health and wellbeing

Michael Mosley: Just One Thing you can do to improve your health and wellbeing

The Doctor returns with more tips to improve our mental and physical health.

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