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Beetroot Soup Recipe and Benefits
Jan 2019

 

The root vegetable with a sweet and rustic charm should enjoy a well-deserved place in our diet. Beetroot is loaded with antioxidants and offers many benefits to your health. Whether you enjoy it in the form of salad, juice or soup, beetroot is one of the healthiest vegetables you can eat every day. Here are the many benefits of beetroot.

  • It is a detoxifier 

The root vegetable is considered a great detoxifier. It cleanses your body by pulling the toxins into the colon from where they are eliminated. Beetroot might stimulate the production of red blood cells.

  • Rich in antioxidants 

Beetroot contains an antioxidant called Betanin and it gives the colour to this vegetable. Polyphenols is another antioxidant found in Beetroot and all these are helpful in reducing oxidation of bad cholesterol. 

  • Healthy for your heart 

Several studies have proved that the high content of nitrates in beetroot produces nitric oxide. This gas dilates the blood vessels that improve blood flow.