Beets are one of the healthiest vegetables available for our use, since they have the most powerful medicinal properties and can easily treat and relieve from many diseases and health ailments.
They get their powerful anti-cancer properties and strong red color from the anthocyanins.
The beets contain a strong anti-inflammatory agent that is supporting our heart health, known as betaine, they are also rich in vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B12 and vitamin C, also they contain huge amounts of a lot of minerals, including iron, iodine, phosphorus, potassium, magnesium and copper.
The beets are regulating our cholesterol levels, support the healthy function of our liver, and boost our blood flow.
They can easily fight against anemia and can detox our body. Beets can protect our blood vessels and decelerate the aging process. Also they are very rich in antioxidants, pectin, and cellulose, therefore they are supportive for our digestive system. Since they are supportive for our liver as well, they can prevent from fatty liver disease!
Beets are also able to increase our stamina, boost the performance during a workout and improve our endurance as well, therefore they are highly beneficial for athletes as well.
We can consume beets cooked, juiced, baked and raw. Also the leaves of the beets shouldn’t be thrown away, they can be cooked as well because they contain huge amounts of potassium (644 milligrams in one cup).
According to many studies consuming foods that are high in potassium and eliminating sodium from our body will decrease the rick of a stroke and a heart disease by an amazing 21%.
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