Health Benefits Of Beetroot


Beetroots are very nutritious and edible vegetable widely used in various dishes and recopies. Beetroot is also a good detoxifier as it helps in preventing and treating homocystine toxicity from the body.

Beetroot contains good amount of antioxidants which helps in detoxifying the body of harmful effects done by free radicals. Beet root also contain vitamin C which helps in increasing body immunity. It also possesses anti-inflammatory properties which help in preventing various diseases and inflammatory diseases and infections.

Beetroot contains good amount of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E and vitamin K.

Vitamin A you all know is very good for eyes and skin. Vitamin E is also very good for skin and hairs. It gives a healthy glow to your skin.

Beetroot also contain good amount of folate,

vitamins, iron, niacin, vitamin B6 which are very necessary for maintaining good health. Beetroots contain good amount of fiber therefore helps in preventing indigestion by providing good amount of roughage to body which our digestive system needs for its healthy functioning.

One precaution is needed to be taken care of while eating beetroot is that it should be eaten raw as cooking beetroot destroys its essential nutrients. People with the history of oxalate kidney stone formation should avoid it to avoid any adverse reactions.

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Article Written By Dr.Simran

Doctor, Professional Medical Writer and Moderator

Last updated on 22-07-2016 207 0

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