Its pleasant taste and great nutritional properties make it a great ally of health
With a zero fat content, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, beets are one of the vegetables that, due to their good taste and great nutritional properties, are part of the daily diet of Mexicans.
And it is also that beet has a presence throughout the country, is produced mainly by Puebla, Jalisco, Sonora, State of Mexico, Baja California, and Guanajuato, according to the Trust for the construction and operation of the Central de Abasto de la Ciudad from Mexico.
According to the Healthline section “Beets and Diabetes, Should You Eat Them?” The antioxidants in beets reduce the risk of diabetes complications such as retinopathy, kidney disease, neuropathy, and diabetic foot.
It is also mentioned that beets are an ally to reduce high blood pressure .
According to the book “The Spanish diet. Nutritional characteristics of the main foods in our diet” written by the Spanish Foundation for Nutrition, beet contains 3.1 grams of fiber for every 100 grams of the vegetable.
Thus, when this beet fiber is consumed in juice, it will go to the colon and will become what will feed the friendly intestinal bacteria or increase the volume of stool, according to comments by dietitian Daysi Cole on the Healthline portal.
Being a source of fiber, beets will improve your intestinal health and you will surely feel healthier and happier the rest of the day.
Potassium is a mineral that the body needs for proper nerve function, muscle contraction, and a constant heart rate, according to the Medline Plus health information portal.
According to the Digital Food System, each 100-gram serving of beets contains 335 milligrams of potassium, which allows our body to acquire enough potassium to continue working properly when we drink beet juice.
Based on information from Dr. Mercola, beets contain manganese, a mineral that helps the body maintain proper muscle and nerve function, regulates blood sugar levels, and promotes a healthy immune system.
Thus, drinking beet juice will cause our body to have large amounts of manganese, which also fights weak bones (known as osteoporosis), according to data from Medline Plus.
Drink beet juice while it is mixed with other fruits that will provide more benefits to your health, it is possible. You should only have ingredients such as a slice of pineapple, a tablespoon of honey, a quarter of watercress leaves, half a glass of orange juice, and half a beet on hand.
The first step is to wash all the ingredients to sanitize them. Subsequently, it is necessary to blend the orange, pineapple, watercress, honey, and beets. In the end, you can strain the resulting juice, which should be drunk in small sips.