Is Spinach a Performance Enhancing Food? On the Role of Dietary Nitrates as Ergogenic Aids
Do you remember Popeye the Sailor Man and the secret behind his super-human strength?
Before punching the bad guys in the face, he used to gulp down a can full of spinach.
And, yes, I’m aspiring to write quite seriously about a cartoon.
Does it mean that vegans are right and that therefore we should all ditch animal protein and replace it with vegetable sources of incomplete chains of amino acids? Clearly not, and that would be a misinterpretation.
The right answer behind Popeye’s…