Plasma Nitrate

Last Updated: April 29 2017

Oral ingestion of nitrate can increase plasma nitrate and nitrite, although they can also be used as biomarkers of nitric oxide metabolism by being able to be preserved and increased relative to their lower rate of decay. Higher plasma nitrate is associated with better blood flow.

Examine Database
What works and what doesn't?

Unlock the full potential of Examine

Get started

Don't miss out on the latest research

Become an Examine Insider for FREE to stay on top of the latest nutrition research, supplement myths, and more