People are always looking for the next super food that they can use to improve things like blood pressure and to prevent the body from coming down with a disease. There are a variety of good fruits and vegetables out there, but some of them are definitely more common than others.
Did you know that there is a superfood that’s been hiding at the grocery store all this time? Whether you eat it as is, or turn it into a juice, this vegetable has the properties to improve your liver, lower blood pressure, and even prevent cancer. Do you want to know what it is?
It’s beets! You rarely see these reddish purple vegetable in homes or at restaurants, but they are definitely something that needs to be incorporated into all of our diets!
Keep on reading to find out some of the awesome health benefits that come from eating beets or making beet juice. Chances are you’ll be heading right to the produce section next time you’re shopping for groceries.
1. What: What are beets, you ask? Well, they’re a vegetable and their taproots are edible. They also come in several different varieties and colors. They have been used as food coloring and as a medicinal plant in the past.
2. Food: They can be eaten boiled, roasted, or raw. They can be pickled or turned into soup which is a very popular dish in Indian cuisine.
3. Color: With such a vibrant and pretty color, it’s odd that beets aren’t already more of a staple vegetable.
4. Power Plants: Beets are a dynamic vegetable filled with phytonutrients that work as antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents.
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