This vegetable is unique because of its high content of anticancer compounds and carotenoids and is a source of folic acid. The beetroot is full of antioxidants, which protect the body from premature aging and helps in the treatment of many diseases. It also contains betamination – a pigment that gives the beetroot a red color. This pigment is absorbed in the blood and increases the ability of the blood to carry oxygen up to 400%. It is important to know that the leaves of the beets should not be thrown away. They are rich in beta-carotene, folic acid, chlorophyll, potassium, vitamin C and iron. From the leaves of the beets can be made juice or prepared as spinach.
Treat These 15 Diseases
The beetroot has a healing effect in 15 diseases, among which are: anemia, arteriosclerosis, hypertension, diabetes, helps in thyroid disease, improves memory and sleep, helps during climax and strengthens immunity.
The only side effect is that urine becomes reddish when consuming a large number of beets, but it is harmless.
Also beetroot is a traditional medicine against leukemia. This vegetable contains amino acid betaine, which has anticancer properties. The treatment cycle, which includes a daily dose of beetroot juice or grated raw beets, has a positive effect on leukemia and many other types of cancer. Regular drinking of beet juice helps against diseases caused by oxidative stress. The fibers contained in the beets can reduce the cholesterol level by up to 40%. It is also known that beetroot normalizes blood pressure and helps maintain the elasticity of the arteries.
Regular drinking of beetroot juice can help prevent varicose veins. Red beet gel is a powerful tool for cleaning the organism from toxins and creating blood. Therefore, beets are effective in treating many diseases caused by toxins. Beetroot is especially recommended for pregnant women due to its high content of folic acid. Folic acid can help to prevent many diseases in infants. The beet juice stimulates the liver and bile and prevents constipation. Combined with carrot juice is an excellent drug for gout, kidneys and for gallbladder. It is known that beetroot helps with headache, toothache, dysentery, ischemia, skin problems, menstrual pain.