Beetroot juice not only has a stunning color but is also packed with nutrients. It is a terrific source of vitamins and minerals. The beets contain vitamins B1, B2, niacin, B6, B12, Vitamin C potassium, phosphorus, calcium, sulfur, iodine, iron and copper.
It is rich in antioxidants – carotenoids and flavanoids, which help reduce oxidation of LDL cholesterol.
It has an anti-carcinogenic color. The deep red color comes from betacyanin, a substance which prevents colon cancer.
Beets are also great source of silica which is essential for healthy skin, hair, nails and bones. Calories wise one medium beetroot contains just 35 calories.
The Magic of Beetroot Juice
An intake of one glass of beetroot juice will do wonders to your health –
- It is the only plant source of B12
- contains easily assimilated iron
- Contains Betaine, which helps maintain liver function
- It can drastically reduce high blood pressure
- Popular for being a great liver cleanser
- Beetroot is also believed to regenerate the cells of the immune system, build and purify the blood and improve the circulation
- The juice is claimed to be beneficial in the treatment of gallstones and kidney stones.
- Fights cancer
- For women, it improves the menstrual problems as well as cures anemia
- used for curing eye fatigue & tiredness
Before you start drinking Beetroot Juice or making any other diet change, seek a doctor’s advice on the plan. Your physician will be able to advice you after a physical examination, if this plan is right for you.
Top 10 Health Conditions Beetroot Juice Is Used For –
- Bladder Problems
- Circulatory Problems
- Eye Fatigue
- Liver Problems
- Skin Problems
Beetroot juice is very potent, and it is recommended that you drink the raw juice diluted or mixed with other vegetable or fruit juices so as not to push the body into detoxifying too quickly. Here is one of the juicer recipes I like most- Combine Beetroot Juice with cucumber and celery to balance it’s sweet taste.
Source by Marin M.