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BEETS ARE CONSIDERED ONE OF THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST FOODS

WHY BEETS ARE CONSIDERED ONE OF THE WORLD’S HEALTHIEST FOODS?

Beets are a major source of betalains, shown to provide anti- inflammatory, detoxification and antioxidant support. Betalain pigments in beets are found to be less heat stable than some other food pigments such as the red pigment in red cabbage. That is why beet steaming time is recommended to be 15 minutes or less and the roasting time better does not exceed an hour. Some adults would experience a reddening of urine after consumption of beets, and this is not considered harmful, but it can be an indicator of a problem with iron metabolism because individuals with iron excess or iron deficiency are more likely to experience that than other individuals with normal iron metabolism. In recent study on human …

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BEETS ARE CONSIDERED ONE OF THE WORLD'S HEALTHIEST FOODS

WHY BEETS ARE CONSIDERED ONE OF THE WORLD’S HEALTHIEST FOODS, PART II

We are going here to continue our talk about the health benefits of beets. We would like to remind you of the Russian centenarians; beets are actually a very good reason for their healthy and long lives. In Russia, beets are frequently consumed either as pickled or in borscht- a traditional soup in eastern and central Europe especially in Russia. These colorful vegetables include powerful nutrients, which help protect against birth defects, certain cancers and heart disease. The betalains in beets serve as anti- inflammatory and antioxidants molecules, and at the same time they are very vulnerable to oxidation. It is worth noting that humans vary in their response to betalains; not many are “betalain responders”, who have the capacity …

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