Beetroots, or the Beta vulgaris L. plant, are a common root vegetable from the same family as Swiss chard. Bright red in color, beetroot juice is intensely colorful and can easily stain surfaces and fabrics, which is why traditionally beets were used as a dye. Beets can be eaten raw or cooked or can be juiced and consumed as a beet beverage or added to smoothies.
Beetroot Health Uses and Health Benefits
Beetroot health benefits are attributed to high-level of broad-based nutrition, as well as containing phytonutrients for disease-prevention benefits. Beets are high in vitamins and minerals like folate, manganese, potassium, iron, vitamin C
Beets also contain anti-inflammatory and antioxidant substances called betalains, which have oxidative stress-fighting properties for reducing the risks of cancers like colon, stomach
Beetroots are also a necessary food for reducing chronic inflammation. The anti-inflammatory properties
The antioxidants in beetroot also help with anti-aging, boosting energy levels and stimulating reproductive hormones.1