Nature has a wonderful way of helping us with a lot of health issues and this miracle plant can really help you detox your body and expel fatty liver and cleanse the colon. The plant that we are talking about is the beet.
Beets have an amazing nutritional profile and with their regular consumption they can help you a lot in regard to optimal health for certain organs and they can also help with vision problems and even vision loss. They can provide many other health benefits too.
This vegetable root is best consumed raw and can be cut up into chunks or grinded into salads and other dishes. The taste may not be up for anyone but it can be successfully masked so that you don’t feel it that much.
Health Benefits of Beets:
Consuming beets on a regular basis can help you protect your heart and cardiovascular system. They can improve the blood circulation and prevent plaque build-up in the arteries and with that reduce the risk of getting a stroke or a heart attack. They contain betaine and tryptophan that are two very rare substances that fight stress and can soothe and calm the nervous system.
Beets also contain a good amount of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties that can fight free radicals in the body and prevent from damage. Here is one very good recipe that can help you incorporate beets in you daily diet and reap all the health benefits it has to offer.
- 2-3 beets
- 1 lettuce (optional)
- 2 onions
- Salt to taste
- Extra virgin olive oil
Peel and clean the beets and boil them in water. After they boil and become softer you should cut them up and add the cut-up onions. Add some vinegar and spices to taste and some extra virgin olive oil. If you want, you can mix in some chopped lettuce inside and boiled egg for better variety.