Beets (blood turnips) are an excellent nutrition source and can find his place in variety of foods. You probably didn’t know that beets are also good for your vision.
Beets can be used to make juices, smoothies, salads etc. Recent researches snow that beets can be quite good in fighting cancer.
You don’t have to avoid beets, if you don’t like its taste, combine it with apple, carrots or other fruits. The combination of beets and carrots is good for vision improvement.
Here are Some Benefits of Beets
- Anti-Inflammatory abilities
Osteoporosis, candidiasis, diabetes, cancer, bronchitis, infection and others, can be prevented with regular consumption of beets.
- Antioxidant abilities
Beets are as much as good antioxidants as berries.
- Anti-aging abilities
Beets are essential for the process of detoxification of your body. The betalain- contained in beets can protect the age- related diseases.
- Great for your heart
Regular consumption of this veggie can lower your blood pressure. They can fight against inflammation in the cardiovascular system.
- Natural detoxification
The betalain pigments present in beets can help to detox your body in natural way.
- Better mental health
Beets can help you when you feel down. They can also help you if you have memory problems. The nitric oxide produced by beets can increase the blood flow throughout your body and brain.
- Improve physical performance
Regular consumption of beets can help your body to stay hydrated and can improve the way your body uses oxygen. Because of the low level of calories, beets can be added to almost every meal.
As we mentioned above, beets can be eaten raw or added to juices, salad, smoothies and side dishes. Every part of the beets is eatable.
Here are some of the compounds found in beets:
- Vitamin B6, C, A
- Iron and Calcium