Beetroot Juice

Ever since the humble beetroot juice turned out to be an indispensable dietary supplement for the elite Olympic medalists and accordingly attained the special status of superfood, the benefits of taking beet root juice became more conspicuous to the general public than before. Nowadays beauticians recommend to take a glass of beetroot juice daily in the morning for the glowing skin, dietitians consider this juice as an excellent liver detox, fitness trainers suggest it for endurance, cardiologists & pulmonologists prescribe plain beetroot juice for building robust heart & lungs, all owing to its magic ingredient called nitrate.

Beetroots are the rich sources of nitrates, they make nitrates from the nitrogen gas in the soil, and when these nitrates are ingested into our body, they turned into nitric oxide much needed for the increased blood flow and improved oxygen supply to all parts of our body.

Since cooking the beets reduces the availability of nitrates, it is recommended to take fresh beetroot juice for the better absorption of nitrates. But we can add carrot along with beet while extracting the juice to enhance the flavor. Also we can add zest to this earthy-flavored juice by adding amla, lemon or orange juice. Since they are the rich sources of vitamin C, it aids in the absorption of iron in the beet root.

There are plenty of beetroot supplements available in the market targeting heart patients, athletes, and the likes.

However it is preferred to take home-made fresh juice to reap the benefits of beet roots to the fullest.


97 Comments Add yours

  1. I love beets! Excellent post!

    1. Megala says:

      Thank you!

  2. Lady Oscar says:

    Dear Megala,

    This is great! I love beetroots very much. I even tried to plant them! Well, I only got it successfully one time. I planted them again this year, and nothing growing… ^^

    Enjoy! This is the best drink in hot summer.

    1. Megala says:

      Thank you so much, dear Oscar!
      I hope you could find some beetroots soon in your garden growing under your immense care & love. πŸ™‚
      Have a wonderful month!

  3. nancyc says:

    I’ve heard how healthy beets areβ€”I need to consistently eat more of them or make the juice!

    1. Megala says:

      Thank you!

  4. Kimberly says:

    Excellent post! Thank you for the information πŸ‘

    1. Megala says:

      You are welcome! Thanks for stopping by.

  5. Jyoti Rao says:

    Love beetroot juice πŸ₯€ πŸ˜‹

    1. Megala says:

      Thank you! 😊

  6. Christy B says:

    I was just talking about beets with a friend last night! She said she grew up eating them. Thanks for the recipe πŸ™‚

    1. Megala says:

      Oh! Thats nice! πŸ™‚ Thanks much.

  7. Sandhya says:

    Excellent share Megala!

    1. Megala says:

      Thank you!

  8. anne leueen says:

    You have presented this so well in this colorful post. And I will be making some of this juice to try it out.

    1. Megala says:

      Thank you so much!

  9. Alex Sarll says:

    Hi Megala, thank you so much for liking my posts! I’m really glad I checked out your blog, next stop coop to buy beetroot! I’ve been doing a lot of juicing lately, because I want to make sure I get at least one portion of leafy green vegetables a day, but I haven’t considered trying beetroot.I didn’t realise they were so nutritional. Thank you for sharing!

    1. Megala says:

      Nice to hear this, thanks much for stopping by.

  10. Jyo says:

    Healthiest ! I just love burst of colour and flavour in beets ! I add little spinach and apple and a dash of ginger to enhance the flavour😊✌️

    1. Megala says:

      Wow! That sounds wonderful! Thanks a lot for sharing your input to make this juice even more nutritious.

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