A lot of medical conditions and illnesses can be cured with this amazing vegetable-beet. It contains strong anti-cancer properties due to its content high with anthocyanins, also responsible for the beautiful dark-red color of beets.
Very beneficial for the heart
This miraculous vegetable can improve the health of the cardiovascular system with the help of betaine, which has anti-inflammatory properties. Beets are also used as a natural treatment for anemia because if its rich content of necessary mineral and vitamins like magnesium, iron, phosphorus, iodine, potassium, copper and vitamins B1, B2, B12 and vitamin C.
Beets also have the capability to release toxins from the body and due to this, they are a treatment for body detoxification. Beets contain pectin and cellulose which help with digestion, and also have many antioxidants, which actually help with body detoxification. Another medical condition, for which beets can be used, is liver disease and they are very beneficial in curing fatty liver disease. It also boosts the body energy, especially while training and it helps with endurance and performance and because of this, it is recommended to athletes.
Beets have many other healthy properties such as improving liver function, regulating blood pressure and cholesterol and improving blood flow. Beets have a healthy effect in protecting the blood vessels and slowing the process of aging. Beets can be prepared in many ways, best are eaten raw, but they can be baked, juiced and cooked. The leaves of beet are very healthy as they are rich in potassium (644mg per 120mg of beet), so do not toss them, instead you can cook them too. You can lower the risk of cardiovascular illness and the risk of stroke for even 21% if you just incorporate food full with potassium and not consume sodium.