Why You Might Want To Be Drinking Beet Juice At The Gym

The iconic cartoon character Popeye became most famous for his slapstick routine of eating a can of spinach, then attaining superpowers that he often used to give his gigantic nemesis Bluto a severe pummeling.

But Bluto might be lucky that Popeye never got his hands on a glass of beet juice.

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You don’t have to consume beat juice: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/vegetables-rate-by-nitrate/

100 grams of arugula is roughly equivalent to 500 grams of beets. To varying degrees, many other leafy greens work too.  You can also get the same effect by supplementing citrulline.  But for those of us on warfarin/coumadin – stick to beets for vitamin k content.

“Meat Glue” And Other Icky Stuff In The Imitation Food Items You Eat

You already knew that the crab in your lunch roll wasn’t really crab — but you probably didn’t know about all the other kinds of imitation foods you eat all the time. From faux wasabi to milk and olive oil that’s partly made up of additives, these are the weird ingredients in the fake foods you eat.

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I’ve covered some of the stuff in the past: