Beetroot as unique vegetable due to its rich nutrient density is very easy to cultivate. It is full of flavonoids and organic nitrogen. Beside that it possesses powerful vasodilatory properties and that led Big Pharma to examine its numerous health benefits. For luck, no one can patent a vegetable, and it is the reason why beets are free as a natural remedy for everyone.
Scientific research on beets
Scientists were pharmacology behind beetroot nitrates and process of production of nitric oxide in body. Also were examined its effects on retinal microvasculature and blood vessels in eyes. Even though research was handled by companies as Pfizer and AstraZeneca, there’s nothing conclusive yet.
Here are top health benefits of beets:
Moreover to detoxifying properties for body, the fiber present in beets improves digestion and prevents digestive problems.
- Regulates cholesterol levels
Beets lower levels of bad cholesterol (LDL) in body and raise levels of the good one(HDL) at the same time.
- Reduces fatigue
Fatigue will be relieved by nitrate content of beets and it protects from many diseases and conditions.
- Natural diuretic
Beet extracts liquids and toxins from body and keeps system clean if consumed everyday.
- Blood pressure lowering
Drinking beetroot juice prevents from heart attacks and also prevents development of colon cancer.