Just Beet It!
We couldn’t resist, but puns aside, beetroot is packed full of vitamins, minerals, and anti-oxidants which is why we’re obsessed!
Here are 5 reasons why you should start adding beetroot to your meals now.
Folate-fantastic – a 100g serving contains 20% of your RDI of folate, which is great for a healthy metabolism, and encourages healthy skin and hair.
Studies have shown that beetroot can lower blood pressure due to the high concentration of nitrates.
The high concentration of nitrates also makes it great for boosting stamina and endurance during exercise.
Red beetroot has been considered one of the top 10 most potent antioxidant vegetables.
Full of fibre which is important for a healthy diet and good digestive health. The fibre in beetroot has been shown help an increase in white blood cell count.
It’s important to note that beetroot can experience antioxidant and nutrient loss when heat is applied, so it is best served with minimal cooking or preparation.
Check out the Recipe page for ideas of how to incorporate beetroot into your diet.