The purple bulbous root vegetable a.k.a the Queen of all root vegetables is known as Beet. To some, it is a sweet and delightful vegetable but some actually finds the taste very disgusting. Some people either love or hate the beets. It’s being around but not everyone adores it. However, this vegetable is now listed as one of the most valued superfood of the 21st century. Most nutritionist, vegetarians and food medics are now crazy about this bulbous root, especially those with a high spike in blood pressure.
Studies now shows that drinking a glass of beet juice, have some substantial health benefit. Let’s talk more.
1. Beet Root Juice or the vegetable itself when prepared nicely from the comfort of your home, may help lower your blood pressure. Researchers discovered that people who drank about 8.5 ounces of beet root juice daily lowered their overall blood pressure. The nitrates compounds found in the stems of the roots, breaks down in nitric oxide in the blood stream, which then helps to widen and relax the valves of the blood vessels for a stable flow.
2. Beet Root Juice, improves and increases one’s stamina. According to some research from small 20
3. Beet Root Juice, is a reliable source of Potassium, an important mineral and electrolyte that the body values greatly. This is an important mineral that most women tend to lack, so it is important that we encourage those that don’t have any issues with this amazing root to give it a try, if they have proof that they lack this mineral. Drinking beet root juice in moderation can help keep your potassium levels stable. Again, this is an important mineral for women in particular. If the potassium levels get too low, the result is fatal, we are talking about fatigue, weakness, and muscle cramps. A very low potassium is life threatening. So please, get a glass of this amazing root, believed to be the queen of all root vegetables, if you believe your potassium level is low.
There are many benefits out there that comes with this delicious vegetable. I have just highlighted some of the important benefits. Let’s leave it here, for next time.
Beet root, is one of those vegetables that turns your urine and stool red or pinkish so be aware and do not panic when you notice the change in color. It is said that the condition, is known as BEETURA. It is harmless, and does not cause any problems.
CAN YOU DRINK IT DAILY?
On a more important note, NO, one must be careful when drinking beet root juice, especially if your blood run on the low to avoid increasing the risk of your blood pressure dropping too low. I would say, once a week is fine, in moderation.
However, even if your blood pressure runs high. You still have to be careful with this root juice as it may elevate kidney stones, so if you are prone to calcium oxalate kidney stones, please do not drink the beet root juice. Let this one go. You do not want to gather so many stones in your kidneys.
Beet root juices are healthy no matter if you like them or not and it all depends on how you prepare them. However, it is best to juice beets as cooking beets reduces their nutritional value.
Now, let me quickly go make some beet root juice. I need the stamina for my next little blog. Thanks for reading for now, until next time.
Stay safe out there.