Did you know… Consuming beetroot will help reduce blood pressure, and as such, reduce risks of heart attacks and strokes. This is due to the nitrates contained within it that produces nitrate oxide in the blood, widening blood vessels and increasing blood flow. Not only does this lower blood pressure, the increased flow of blood to the brain means that the same effects also slows the progression of dementia.
Beetroot can reduce the risk of osteoporosis. It is great for combating anemia and fatigue because of the high levels of iron it contains. It helps to stabalise blood sugar levels, while being fat free and almost void of calories.
— Beta cyanin, which gives beetroot its amazing colour is an antioxidant, so it makes for a perfect hangover cure. It was also know as nature’s viagra! There are high levels of boron found in beetroot, which is linked directly to the production of sex hormones.