Enhancing Athletic Performance With Peppermint

NutritionFacts .org
NutritionFacts .org
23 Feb 2020

Study finds remarkable improvements in exercise performance drinking homemade peppermint water, but there may be side-effects.

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Sometimes aromatherapy may actually help, though:
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Beet juice can also enhance athletic performance. See the dozen or so video series starting with Doping With Beet Juice (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/doping-with-beet-j Other ways healthy food can synergize with exercise:
• Enhanced Athletic Recovery Without Undermining Adaptation (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/enhanced-athletic-
• Reducing Muscle Fatigue with Citrus (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/reducing-muscle-fa
• Reducing Muscle Soreness with Berries (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/reducing-muscle-so
• Preventing Exercise-Induced Oxidative Stress With Watercress (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/preventing-exercis

I use peppermint in my Pink Juice with Green Foam (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/pink-juice-with-gr recipe and talk about using the dried in Antioxidants in a Pinch (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/antioxidants-in-a-

Some other tea caveats, though:
• Childhood Tea Drinking May Increase Fluorosis Risk (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/childhood-tea-drin
• Protecting Teeth From Hibiscus Tea (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/protecting-teeth-f
• Chamomile Tea May Not Be Safe During Pregnancy (http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/chamomile-tea-may-

Have a question for Dr. Greger about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/vide....o/enhancing-athletic and he'll try to answer it!

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