BENEFITS OF BEETROOT
Beetroot is a root vegetable.
Beetroot and beetroot leaves are packed with essential nutrients. Beetroots are full of Vitamins A, B6 and C, magnesium, iron, folate, potassium, iron, calcium, proteins, soluble fibre and antioxidants. Beetroots are consumed in salads and smoothies, It has a lot of benefits for our health. Some of them are:
LOWERS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE
High blood pressure is a serious concern as it has other effects on body. High blood pressure increases the risk of heart related disease such as stroke,heart attack ,heart failure.Beetroot Supports healthy blood pressure because it contains nitrates which are converted to nitric oxide within the body. Nitric oxide is a strong chemical that relaxes your blood vessels which inturn facilitates better blood flow to organs,muscles and the heart. A research showed that a diet including inorganic nitrates can lower down blood pressure.
IMPROVES ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION
This leads to healthier blood vessel flow due to nitrates present in them. Healthier blood vessel flow improves erections as it aids better blood glow to the penis.
BOOST STAMINA AND PERFORMANCE
Beetroot juice Improves athletic performance by boosting your stamina and muscle blood flow and recovery.
IMPROVES BLOOD SUGAR CONTROL
Individuals suffering from Type-2 Diabetics will commonly have high blood pressure.As already discussed beetroots have blood pressure lowering effect due to presence of nitrates in beetroot.
SUPPORTS HEALTHY BLOOD CLOTTING FACTORS
Studies have shown that nitrates present in beetroot juice works like aspirin that prevents blood clotting and help in protecting the outer lining of the blood vessels.
ANTI AGING PROPERTY
One of it's major components, lycopene, which gives beets its red color, is a powerful antioxidant that fights pro aging free radicals in the body. It also helps maintain the skin's elasticity which promotes young looking skin!