2. Drink Beet Juice and Eat Garlic
We mentioned earlier that nitric oxide was important. Why is that?
That’s because nitric oxide is a vasodilator. This in turn means that it increases the diameter of your blood vessels (veins and arteries), thereby dropping your blood pressure instantly. The best way to think about this is as being the difference between drinking through a thin straw versus a wide one. Which is harder?
When you eat garlic or beetroot, the very same thing happens. Nitric oxide is increased and you will get more blood and oxygen around your body with lower blood pressure. This has actually been shown to have a number of other beneficial effects on the body – improving your athletic and cognitive performance for instance.