The benefits of beets

Beets (roots and leaves) have been used for their therapeutic properties for centuries, especially in treating conditions related to women’s health (anemia and menstrual problems) and detoxification of the liver. Beets contain vitamins A, B6, C and minerals such as phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, manganese, calcium, zinc and iron as well as fiber, all important nutrients that contribute to overall health. More specifically, research has found that beets are beneficial in the following: 1. Reduce Inflammation Beets are rich in a nutrient called betaine, which has been observed to lower different inflammatory markers (c-reactive protein, interleukin-6, tumor necrosis factor α, etc) and, ther

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