Feb 10, 2021
Beet fiber helps to reduce cholesterol and triglycerides by increasing the level of HDL cholesterol (“good” cholesterol). Having a high level of triglycerides increases the risk for heart related problems, so increased HDL is a good line of defense against that. The fiber in beets also work to strip excess LDL cholesterol from the walls of your blood vessels and help to eliminate it from the body quickly.
Drinking beet juice may help to lower blood pressure in a matter of hours. This is likely due to the naturally occurring nitrates in beets, which are converted into nitric oxide in your body. Nitric oxide, in turn, helps to relax and dilate your blood vessels, improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure.
Beets are a unique source of betaine There are hundreds of studies on the positive health benefits of betaine. A short summary of the results shows that they help in the areas of cancer, heart disease, diabetes and inflammation
The powerful phytonutrients (quercetin, neobetanin, caffeic acid, kaempferol, betanin, and ferulic acid) that give beets their deep crimson color may help to ward off cancer.
Beets are high in vitamin C, vitamin A, copper, fiber, essential minerals like potassium and manganese and the B vitamin folate and niacin.
Traditionally, beets are valued for their support in detoxification and helping to purify your blood and your liver.
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