The unique combination of nutrients makes red beet an excellent vegetable, easy to cultivate etc.
Its strong vasodilatory properties, flavonoid pigments and organic nitrogen have led to deep investigations by the pharmaceutical companies to harvest the enormous variety of health benefits. Luckily, they cannot patent a vegetable, so beet is always available and can be used to treat and prevent numerous illnesses and diseases.
SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHES INCLUDING THE HEALTH OF EYES
The scientists have specifically investigated the pharmacology behind nitrates and how they produce nitric oxide in the body, including its effects on the retinal microvasculature, which includes the blood vessels in the eyes.
Although the investigation has been considered by the pharmaceutical giants like Pfizer and AstraZeneca, there have not been developed medicines based on the results, probably, because there is no conclusive information that there is a link between the effects beet has on the eye health.
BENEFITS AND PROPERTIES OF THE BEET:
1. IT IS A VERY DIGESTIVE FOOD
In spite of the fact that you only beet juice to detoxify your body perfectly, its fiber content helps you avoid constipation and stomach problems.
2. CONTROLS THE LEVELS OF CHOLESTEROL
It reduces the levels of bad cholesterol considerably and increases those of the good cholesterol in our body.
3. IT RELIEVES FATIGUE
The nitrate beet contains helps you relieve fatigue and be more resistant.
4. IT IS A NATURAL DIURETIC
If you consume beet regularly, it will help you eliminate liquids more easily and in that way you’ll release all the toxins, so your body will be perfectly clean.
5. IT REDUCES THE BLOOD PRESSURE
Juice beet is able to help you prevent heart attacks. It also protects you against cancer, especially colon cancer.