Beetroot juice may offer a range of health benefits due to its unique combination of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
People can experience the health benefits beetroot by eating them raw. Cooking process can remove the nutrients.
Beetroot juice contains a wide range of essential vitamins and minerals. Drinking this juice regularly can help prevent deficiencies.
2. Improving Blood Pressure
Beetroot can help lower a person's blood pressure due to the large nitrate content in it, which the body converts into nitric oxide. This compound dilates the blood vessels which improves blood flow and lowers blood pressure.
3. Reducing Inflammation
Beetroot juice contains ant-flammatory compounds known as betalains which play a role in inflammatory diseases.
4. Preventing Anemia
Beetroots are rich in iron, which is an essential compound of red blood cells. Without iron, red blood cells cannot transport oxygen around the body.
People with low iron levels, sometimes develop anemia. Adding foods rich in iron to your diet can reduce the risk of anemia.
Signs of low iron levels include :
- Shortness of breath
- Rapid heartbeat
5. Protecting the Liver
Beetroot juice contains antioxidants, like vitamin A, vitamin B-6 and iron which helps in protecting the liver from inflammation, thus enhancing it's ability to remove toxins from the body.
6. Athletic Performance Booster
Beetroot juice contains compounds like nitrates and betalains which may improve athletic performance by increasing blood flow and oxygen to the muscles.
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