Beets are an amazing vegetable. You can eat them hot or cold, roasted or pickled. Here are some of the benefits of eating beets.-MDA
Posted by: Roxy Lara
If you are an avid beet lover, this article isn’t for you (but read on anyway for validation of your beet love)! You already know that they are an extremely nutritious food choice that just happens to be tasty and delicious – you can eat the greens too! You already know that they are an insane source of vitamins and minerals. But did you know that beets are the second largest source of sugar, after sugar cane?
If you’re not a beet lover, read on, and you soon will be.
1. Beets are nature’s Viagra
Seriously. One of the first known uses of beets was by the ancient Romans, who used them medicinally as an aphrodisiac. And that’s not just urban legend – science backs it up. Beets contain high amounts of boron, which is directly related to the production of human sex hormones.
2. Beets are high in many vitamins and minerals
Potassium, magnesium, fiber, phosphorus, iron; vitamins A, B & C; beta-carotene, beta-cyanine; folic acid. These are but a few of the many nutrients, vitamins and minerals that can be found in beets and beet greens. Beets are particularly beneficial to women whom are pregnant, as the vitamin B and iron are very beneficial to new growth cells during pregnancy and replenishing iron in the woman’s body.
3. Beets cleanse the body
They are a wonderful tonic for the liver, works as a purifier for the blood, and can prevent various forms of cancer. Nuff said, right? Tastes good and prevents cancer? Sign me up!…. read more: http://www.healthdigezt.com/6-amazing-health-benefits-of-eating-beets/
source: Health Digezt