Beetroots: 5 reasons that make them great for your health

Beetroots: 5 reasons that make them great for your health 5
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Beetroots: 5 reasons that make them great for your health

Beetroots: 5 reasons that make them great for your health

Opinions aside, Beetroot is a food that besides being versatile in the kitchen, is very nutritious and has incredible properties for health. With 87% water, 8% carbohydrates and 2% fiber, beetroots are a low-calorie food, rich in vitamin B9, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium, iron and calcium.

If you still don’t include beets in your diet, find out 5 reasons that make it great for your health and why you should consume it more often.

Meet our Apple and Beetroot Natura Jam.

How to use beetroot

As we know, beetroot flavor is not for everyone. For those who like its natural flavor, it can be included in salads, appetizers, juices or simply to add color to other foods. For those who are not the greatest enthusiasts of the distinctive flavor of the beet, but would like to include it in your meals, you can combine the beet with other foods, attenuating its flavor. You can choose a jam like ours of Apples and beetroot. Also, take the chance to get to know our recipe suggestions like a Healthy Cookies with Natura Apple and Beetroot or these delicious Sugar Free Apple Muffins.

1. Regulates blood pressure levels

The consumption of beetroot helps to regulate blood pressure levels. As it is rich in nitrates, a substance that is converted into nitric oxide, which helps to relax blood vessels, as well as blood flow, reducing blood pressure.

2. Help the blood flow

The presence of iron and folic acid in beetroots, helps to improve the production of red blood cells and the level of hemoglobin, which will contribute to the nutrition of the cells with oxygen.

3. Regulates the digestive system

As it is rich in fiber, beetroot contributes to the good functioning of the digestive system, helping to regulate it.

4. Anti-inflammatory action

When the body is infected, the immune system triggers an inflammatory process, as the body’s natural response to fight what is causing the inflammation. Besides being rich in fiber and vitamin C, beetroot also has an anti-inflammatory effect.

5. Antioxidant Power

Beet is a food rich in antioxidants, which makes it an ally for the skin’s health, contributing to its youth. The effect of betanine in beetroot also helps to remove toxins from the body and purify the blood and liver.

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