Beetroot Juice Health Benefits
How to juice beetroot in a cold press juicer.
Quick Reference GuideCold Press Juicing
- Cut in half
- Slice each half into thin slices to make it easier to press through the juicer
- Juice with skin on (you can also juice the leaves and stems if you have them)
- variety: red, golden, striped
- size: medium (7cm)
- weight: g approx.
- calories juiced: 40
- juice qty: ml
Beetroots that are medium-sizes are better than large ones.
They should be heavy for their size indicating maximum juice. They need to be firm without any nicks or cuts.
If the greens are still attached, they should be brightly colored and fresh looking.
Best in Season: Winter, All year round
There is more to every fruit, vegetable and leafy green than taste and flavour. Each one has a unique signature or a "sign from nature" indicating what part of the human body its nutrition targets. The light or the colour of fruits and vegetables can help us heal emotionally (think colour therapy) and the lessons the fruits, vegetables and leafy greens learn when growing get passed onto us, to help us, when we consume them.
Main Health Benefits:
- Conquers Kidney Stones
- Controls Blood Pressure
- Protects your Heart
- Strengthens Bones
- Works for Cancer
Signs from Nature: beetroots targets the heart muscle and rhythm.
Beetroot = Heart Beetroot Leaves = Arteries and Veins
The nutritional qualities of beetroot juice profoundly affect the pulse and the rhythmical pattern of the heart. I like to say that beets help your heartbeat.
Beetroots are regarded as the “jewel” of the vegetable kingdom. They are the sweetest of all vegetables, they’re loaded with nutrients and plant-based minerals that can ward off disease and help you experience amazing health.
More Beetroot Health Benefits
The folate in beetroots helps lower high levels of homocysteine in your blood. Homocysteine is an amino acid produced when animal proteins are broken down. They can damage and narrow your arteries, which may lead to heart attacks and strokes.
Eating Beetroot and other whole foods that are high in potassium helps control your blood pressure.
Beetroots are also rich in iron, an essential component of red blood cells. Without iron, red blood cells cannot transport oxygen around the body.
Beetroots contain a bit of almost all the vitamins and minerals that you need.
Beetroots are rich in three nutrients, potassium, magnesium and beta-carotene. All three help keep your bones strong.
If you want to cut your risk of getting kidney stones, fill your plate with potassium-rich foods, like beetroots and beet leaves. For a new twist on a green salad, toss in some beet leaves, just make sure to wash them thoroughly and trim off their tough stems.
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