Some health facts about beetroot you might not know:
It’s a great source of folate, vitamin C, carotenoids, anti-oxidants, vitamin A and minerals such as iron, magnesium and silica.
The root is high in Glycine betaine. Betaine has the ability to lower homocysteine levels in our blood. What does this mean? Elevated levels of homocysteine levels in our blood put us at increased risk of cardiovascular disease, something we don’t want!
Beetroot is also fantastic for our liver. It helps improve liver function by providing lots of anti-oxidants to fight free radical damage in the liver and help protect liver cells.
Now that you know a little bit more about the wonders of beetroot and our health, why not try some of the our beetroot recipes?