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5 Top Health Benefits Of Beetroot

Beetroot has had a great PR job over recent years, being hailed as a ‘super food’ by numerous experts.

Find out about the top 5 health benefits of beetroot (beets) and how you can make sure you’re getting your daily dose – without resorting to pickled beetroot from a jar!

  1. Beetroot Is Your Liver’s Friend
    The beta cyanin in beetroot can help detox your liver, having a knock-on effect for your bloodstream, by helping the body to eliminate toxins and potentially preventing the build-up of fatty deposits.
    So if you have found yourself ‘over-indulging’, adding some raw beetroot or beetroot juice to your diet can help you recover.
    Then again, why save it just for the ‘morning after’?!
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  2. Beetroot Juice Can Prevent Strokes & Heart Attacks
    Beetroot juice has been shown to reduce high blood pressure. It affects an estimated 25% of the world’s adult population and is a significant factor in coronary heart disease and strokes.
    Researchers at Barts’ Hospital (London) and the London School Of Medicine found that drinking 500ml of beetroot juice a day can significantly reduce high blood pressure, for over 24 hours after drinking.
    Whilst most of us wouldn’t fancy a pint of red stuff every morning, the research gives us a very big hint that including at least some beetroot in our diet on a daily basis will be good for us.

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