The video discusses how different foods can impact nitric oxide levels in the body, with kale and beet juice being two of the best options. It also advises athletes to try beet juice shots and a Whole Foods plant-based diet.
00:00:00 The video discusses foods that can increase nitric oxide levels in the body, and suggests that kale is one of the best options. It also mentions beet juice and beet nitrate, two types of beet juice. The test strips used in the video are to measure nitric oxide levels in saliva. The person testing has a regular diet that includes spinach salads, beet juice occasionally, and is cutting out beet nitrate for a couple of days to see if their baseline nitric oxide levels change.
00:05:00 The author test strips for nitric oxide levels after eating different foods and finds that kale and Swiss chard have the highest nitric oxide levels, spinach has the lowest, and beet juice falls in between. After drinking beet juice for five or ten minutes, the author's nitric oxide levels are in the optimal range. 48 hours after having the kale and spinach salad, the author's nitric oxide levels are still up.
00:10:00 The author discusses how beet juice can increase nitric oxide levels in the body, and how beet juice shots can be more processed than regular beet juice. He also advises athletes to try beet juice shots and a Whole Foods plant-based diet.