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Health Benefits of Juicing Beets

By on March 27, 2014


Juicing beets are a nutritious choice of food that is also delicious and tasty. Their greens can also be eaten. Beets are an abundant source of minerals and vitamins, and are also the second largest sugar source, after sugarcanes. This blog looks at some of their health benefits.

Contains Many Minerals and Vitamins

Potassium, fiber, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, beta-carotene, folic acid and beta-cyanine. These are just some of the numerous nutrients, minerals and vitamins that are contained in beets and their greens. They are especially beneficial for pregnant women, since the iron and vitamin B help in the growth of new cells during pregnancy, while also replenishing iron in their bodies.

Helps Mental Health

Beets contain a substance known as betaine that is used in treating certain cases of depression. They also have tryptophan that creates a sense of well-being and relaxes the mind, just like chocolate does. Juicing beets are also known to lower blood pressure.

Battles Impotence

Among the earliest known uses of beets was medicinal as an aphrodisiac, used by ancient Romans. This is not a mere urban legend as it is backed up by science. Beets have a high amount of boron that is related directly to production of human sex hormones.

Cleansing the Body

Beets are a wonderful tonic for livers, are known to prevent various kinds of cancer, and work as a blood purifier. They can also be used as stomach acid testers. If someone is eating huge amounts of beet and beet juice and the color of their urine turns pink, it means that he or she has low stomach acid. Nutritionists utilize beets and their juice as a way of testing stomach acid levels.

High Energy Source

Beets and their juices are an ideal source of energy. At the same time, they are high in sugars and low in calories, although the sugar is gradually released into the human body system, unlike chocolate. In this regard, few foods can be found in the natural world that are as beneficial as beets. They are an excellent addition to any diet. With their multitude of uses, high amounts of nutrients and delicious taste, any person can find their health benefits quite appealing.


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About Lionel Correia

Lionel is a fitness enthusiast, juicing advocate, and serial entrepreneur. He loves real estate, but is even more passionate about health, wellness and a positive mindset. He’s a graduate of the University of Arizona and prides himself on establishing great habits because great habits lead to great results. His favorite workouts include, yoga, spin class, sprints on the track and resistance training. He believes that if you desire a strong healthy body, you must first build mental toughness because a healthy body requires a disciplined mind and great habits.

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