In episode #41 Jesse speaks to Daniel Kim-Shapiro, Director of the Translational Science Center at Wake Forest University and expert on this week’s topic: beetroot juice. They discuss the nitrogen cycle and its effects on brain function, safe levels of nitrate consumption, and why you should have listened to your mother all those years!
Key Terms Mentioned
- Translational Science Center
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- This Week in Neuroscience: FDA Approval of Video Games to Improve Cognition in Older People
- Death by Caffeine Calculator
Shout out to Inc magazine
This Week In Neuroscience – Video games to improve cognition in older people.
Why beetroot juice.
Daniel Kim Shapiro tells us what goes on at Translational Science Center.
Study on the effect of beetroot juice on cognition and a walk through the nitrogen cycle.
Blood flow vs blood pressure.
Nitrate – Nitrite – Nitric Oxide cycle.
What Daniel is working on now.
Heart health is brain health.
Some other high nitrate foods.
Why your mom always tells you to chew your food.
Daniel's involvement with beetroot juice and nitrite projects.
Death by caffeine.
Smart Drug Smarts does not condone any kind of thievery. A weird human interest story.