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Top 5 Health Benefits of Beetroot you never noticed!

Did you know that beetroot is a popular plant eaten since the times of ancient Rome? This prehistoric root originated from the coasts of North Africa, Europe and Asia but it became extremely popular as it is very healthy. Today we will take a look at some of its health benefits.

  • Reduces High Blood Pressure

Beetroot is rich in nitrates; this means it will increase the body’s nitric oxide levels. Nitric oxide is essential to increase blood flow and lowering blood pressure.

  • Good for heart patients

Beetroot enhances the muscle power in our body. According to a study ‘Circulation: Heart Failure’ drinking a glass of beetroot juice improved muscle power in patients with heart failure.

  • Fights cancer cells

There are a few studies that prove this but they are promising. Some studies show that it fights breast and prostate cancer cells.

  • Keeps chronic diseases at bay

Chronic diseases like Diabetes, Dementia, and Arthritis are with you for your entire life and beetroots can keep you away from these diseases. An anti-oxidant that is found in beetroot reduces glucose levels in your body.

  • Helps you lose weight

Beetroot has a high level of fibre that makes you feel fuller. It contains 44 kcals per 100 gms. With such a low-calorie count, it is one of the most preferred roots of dieticians and nutritionists. They prefer it in almost every diet chart of their patients.


So, these are some of the health benefits of beetroot. You can include it in your salad or your sabzi, it blends with almost everything.

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