Beetroot...

19/10/2020

The oldest records of Beetroot date back to 1000 BC when it was already known to the Babylonians. Beetroot comes from North Africa, from where it has spread all over the world, it belongs to the menu practically all over the world, in Sweden it is common to add a slice of Beetroot to burgers. It is very good for jamming, because compared to other vegetables, it can store a larger amount of healthy substances...

Beetroot contains a whole range of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Probably one of the most important components of this plant is betanin, which prevents hardening of blood vessels and supports the liver. From Beetroot you will have healthier skin with stronger nails. Beetroot effectively destroys toxins in our body, especially in the brain. It supports the growth of cells and the formation of red blood cells, which helps to more oxygenate your body. The juice of beetroot is also recommended by doctors after injuries or diseases related to brain activity...

Beetroot extracts have also been in the search of researchers who have studied the growth of cancer cells, who have found that the substances contained in Beetle inhibit their development and are very beneficial in preventing cancer. Ingenta Connect writes about it on its website. You can also read in the article how Beetroot extract neutralizes the side effects of Doxorubicin, (a US-approved chemotherapeutic drug)...

Beetroot is used to obtain red dye, which can be found under the designation E162. Beetroot is also part of the Labskaus dish, which can be found in the menu of Northern Germany and Nordic countries such as Norway, Denmark, Sweden and the Liverpool region...

One root of beetroot (which is about 100g) contains 70mg of sodium, 380mg of potassium and 20mg of calcium. You can see the exact amount of vitamins and minerals in the table, which really speaks for itself...

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