What are the benefits of Beetroot
Beetroot is part of the same family as spinach and known to be rich in antioxidants and fiber which makes them one of the healthiest foods you can eat. This guide will tell you what are the benefits of beetroot, what are the benefits of eating beetroot and how to make beetroot juice.
Beetroots naturally have an earthy flavour which is why they are commonly pickled. To some this is an acquired taste but if you juice these vegetables in a NutriBullet or blender, you can manipulate the flavour by adding other types of fruits or vegetables and keep the goodness.
For centuries this vegetable has been used medicinally. Even its leaves are loaded with nutritional value.
If eaten raw, this vegetable can help with aches and pains.
Drinking beetroot juice improves blood flow, boosts stamina, detoxifies the liver, lowers blood pressure and helps prevent iron deficiency. A great vegetable to add to your diet to help boost your immune system.
If you are pregnant or taking other medicines, you should seek the advice of your GP before consuming.
- Vitamin C
- Vitamin B6
- Vitamin B1
How to take it:
- Grate onto a salad
- Make a smoothie
- Use a nutribullet or blender adding other types of fruit or vegetables
- Combine with apple, ginger, mayonnaise and salad cream to make a raw beetroot salad
- Slice and eat raw
- One to two capsules a day (always read the label)
How to make Beetroot Juice
To make beetroot juice, put some marigolds on, wash and scrub 3 beetroots under cold water, cut both ends and place straight into a nutribullet or blender adding one cup of water. Grab a glass and drink! A great vegetable to add to your diet to help boost your immune system.