Athletes are drinking beet juice to boost it, and people having chest pains pop nitroglycerine under their tongue with chest pain. What are we talking about here? Nitric oxide – a little molecule that is needed in just the right amount.
Why is this important? Nitric oxide acts as a signaling molecule in the endothelium, impacting blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, brain health, and more.
Lifestyle factors and genetic variants in nitric oxide related genes are important here.