BEET Health Benefits

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– Rich in antioxidants: carotenoids-vitamin A (lutein, zeaxanthin), betalains, chlorophyll, vitamin C and flavonoids (anthycyanins).
– Excellent source of vitamin B9.
– Very good source of manganese and potassium
– Good source of dietary fibers, amino acid(tryptophan), vitamin C and minerals like copper, iron, magnesium and phosphorus.
– Also contains the following nutrients: proteins, omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids, Vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, E, and K, minerals like calcium, iodine, selenium, sodium and zinc.
Body energizer due to carbohydrate content.
Anti-tumor or anti Cancer properties. It prevents and fights cancers (breast, lung, stomach, colon, prostate, testicular) due to betacyanins (betaine) and beta-carotene contents.
Cardiovascular protection. It reduces the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases like hypertension and stroke. It also lowers blood LDL “bad” cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Lung protection. It strengthens lung functions. It reduces the risk of developing diseases like asthma.
Digestive support. It relieves constipation due to high fiber or cellulose content. It acts also as an acid neutralizer because of its alkaline property thus, preventing ulcer formation.
Liver protection. It stimulates liver function due to its betaines content. It prevents and treats liver disease(fatty liver) due to choline content that acts as liver detoxifier.
– In pregnancy, it prevents the risk of developing neural tube defects in the newborn due to folate content.
Eye care. It protects and prevents eyes from developing eye cataract and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) due to high content of Vitamin A (beta-carotene).
– Prevents and treats anemia due to its high iron and copper contents.
Anti-inflammatory activity. It inhibits cyclo-oxygenase enzymes (COX-1 and COX-2) that trigger inflammation.
Hormonal support. It stimulates sex hormone production due to its boron content and it increases fertility.

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