Thursday, August 7, 2014
Besides S E Asia that's good for you.. WHAT else is good for you?
1. Drinking beet juice daily can increase your stamina by 16%.
A University of Exeter (U-E) led study shows for the first time how nitrate in beetroot juice leads to a reduction in oxygen uptake, therefore making exercise less tiring.
2. Beetroot juice also aids in reducing your blood pressure.
3. Beetroot increases hemoglobin (correcting anemia) Beetroot has liver, spleen, gall bladder and kidney cleansing properties. The iron contained in beetroot is organic and non-irritating and will not cause constipation; beetroot is useful in acidosis due to it being rich in alkaline elements
4.Vitamins – Beetroot is a good source of vitamin C and folic acid. It also contains small amounts of vitamins B1, B2, B3, and vitamin A in the form of beta-carotene.
5. Minerals: Rich in calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and sodium. Also, smaller amounts of iron, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium.
6.Amino Acids: While raw beets are mostly water and carbohydrate, they also contain small amounts of all the essential amino acids that make up complete protein
7.Antioxidants: Its carotenoids and flavonoids can help reduce the oxidation of LDL cholesterol which could lead to damaged artery walls and ultimately heart attacks and strokes.
8.Anti-carcinogenic Color: The deep red color of beetroot comes from betacyanin an anthocyanadin a group of powerful antioxidants which protects against colon cancer, slows down ageing and boosts natural immunity
9.Silica: The rich stock of silica in it does perfect utilization of calcium in the body and is also required for healthy skin, hair, nails and bones.
10.Beetroot is particularly rich in Vitamin C, calcium, phosphorus and iron