Check out all these amazing benefits.
Very alkalizing, detoxifies the body, especially the liver and blood. High in vitamins, minerals and anti oxidants. And tastes good in smoothies and juice.
Potassium, magnesium, fiber, phosphorus, iron; vitamins A, B & C; beta-carotene, beta-cyanine; folic acid, is the short list of nutrients found in beets.
BEETS- BEET JUICE- BENEFITS
Raw beet greens contain the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These nutrients can be beneficial for the eyes. They are found in many supplements for eye health.
Best ways to enjoy beets
- Juicing is the best way to get the most nutritional bang for the buck. Be sure to juice the greens too. Throw in a few other leafy greens like kale or spinach, so the juice is not so high is sugar.
- Smoothies, – beets make a great addition to smoothies. Try a smoothie with beets, beet greens, parsley, moringa leaves, and coconut milk.
- Just eat some beets, in a salad or as a side dish.
Young beets taste the best, older beets may start to get bitter.
Beets are easy to grow in the garden. You can even grow them in a container garden. Pick off a few of the greens while they are growing and add them to salad. Them when the beets get to the right size, harvest and enjoy.
Beets may make your urine or stool to turn reddish or pink. this is normal.