EAT THIS FOR THE POWER TO bE SPEEDY
by Pearle Nerenberg
CEO & FOUNDER, MSc, SPORTS DIETITIAN
Can celery help you run faster?
Of all the superpowers you could have, sprinting faster tops many athletes charts as the #1 superpower to help them get to the top of their sport FASTER.
When you eat celery, your body gets an interesting boost to sprint faster.
In a nutshell, it has to do with the blood flow to your hard-working muscles. The superpowers in celery can pump your working muscle with oxygen a bit faster… and in the process you wave to your competition as you run faster!
Celery contains the ingredient nitrate in large quantities.
There is more than 250 mg of nitrates in 100 g of celery (that’s about 2 stalks or celery).
Celery can be added to soups and bowls, or eaten raw with hummus or your favourite dip.