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Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism
Volume 2017, Article ID 7853034, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/7853034
Clinical Study

A Single Dose of Beetroot Gel Rich in Nitrate Does Not Improve Performance but Lowers Blood Glucose in Physically Active Individuals

1Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941-909 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
2Instituto de Biofísica Carlos Chagas Filho e Escola de Educação Física e Esporte, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 21941-902 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
3Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
4Instituto de Nutrição, Núcleo Básico de Nutrição e Dietética, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, 27979-000 Macaé, RJ, Brazil

Correspondence should be addressed to Vânia M. Flosi Paschoalin; rb.jrfu.qi@vhcsap

Received 11 October 2016; Revised 20 December 2016; Accepted 22 December 2016; Published 24 January 2017

Academic Editor: C. S. Johnston

Copyright © 2017 Julia Vasconcellos et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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