Beetroot is one of the most common ingredients used in a salad. With a hard exterior the sweet mouth-watering interior makes it worthwhile to have this vegetable. There are different types of beet like reddish-purple hue, other varieties like white, golden-yellow or sometimes even multi-colored. It has a good content of sugar in comparison to other vegetables.
Even though they are very high on sugar their calorie content is very low. With the immense number of benefits it protects you from heart disease, birth related short-comings and cancer like colon cancer. It runs a long battle which is fought against this cancer. Beets can be eaten in many forms such as raw, juice, cooked and pickled.
The level of antioxidant increases in liver. The cholesterol level also falls which is one of key areas of concern for many cardiovascular diseases. People suffering from kidney or gallbladder problems should avoid eating beet. People who want to increase their calcium content should also avoid eating beet as it may prove to be a hindrance in building calcium.
Home Remedies from Beet
It is very useful in fighting anaemia as it contains potassium, phosphorus, calcium, sulfur, iodine, copper, carbohydrates, protein, fat, vitamin B1, B2, B6, niacin and vitamin P.
Beet gets rid of dandruff. By boiling the top and root of the beet in water and later the water used on your scalp every night makes a huge difference. If you can find white beet it would work even better.
Having raw beet and even in juice form at least couple a times a day can refresh you and rejuvenate you from a tired day.
Having carrot and beet juice or cucumber juice has known to work against allergies. A combination of all these juices, in a day is good enough for a daily battle.
To fight appendicitis you should use the combination of beet and cucumber juice 100 ml, mixed with 300 ml of carrot juice. If this is consumed twice daily, it may just do the needful.
The beet juice is also known to be very useful to fight arteriosclerosis. It helps to keep the blood vessels and the arterial system in a very sound condition. You can use combination of different vegetables like carrots, spinach and beet to make a great concoction.
Arthritis is a very problematic condition. You can fight it by having a green juice from any leafy vegetable which is mixed in equal proportion with carrot, celery and beet juice. The presence of alkaline content in the raw juices dissolves the deposits accumulated around the joints and other tissues.