Sunday, January 17, 2021

“Beet” the Cold: Health Benefits of Consuming Beetroot in Winters


Winters are the beautiful time of the year when everyone feels lazy, sleepy and wants to hide under the heavy, warm and cozy blankets. Everybody prefers sitting tucked inside, quitting daily exercise and end up becoming couched potatoes! Who would want to ruin that hot summer body? There are a few quick remedies with which you can not only maintain weight but also give your body the kiss of the right nutrients and minerals. On searching and discussing for the winter hacks and tricks to maintain the good weight and glow of the body you will come across so many ideas and diet plans. We would like to guide you about a few, But, our forever favorite would be “Beetroot.” Why? Because of the endless benefits that it provides.

Eating beetroot in any form is one such remedy that will work best for your skin, body and immune system during winters.

Get, Set, Detox!

They are a great source of betalain, which is another form of phytonutrient. What are phytonutrients for? They are anti-oxidants which possess great detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties. Beetroot helps in cleansing the liver and flushing the toxins out of the body. Also, it helps in stimulating the liver cells and preventing the acid build up in the body.

Boosts your body’s stamina

Increase the flow of oxygen throughout your body by opening up the blood vessels of your body. You will not only feel more active but also more energetic. Doctors’ advice to drink fresh beetroot juice early in the morning as it makes the tired and sleepy organs wake up. It is one of the best drinks for the muscles. Studies have shown that drinking beetroot juice during exercise helps in boosting the cardiovascular performance and health of the heart during performing any exercise.

For those healthy skin and eyes

Maintain healthy eyes, skin by consuming beetroot as it contains a huge amount of Vitamin A.

For healthy teeth and bones

The high content of vitamin C in beetroot makes it healthy for your teeth and bones.

Get flawlessly, glowing skin

Prevent the occurring of acne, dark and dull skin with the power of beetroot. It has great anti-inflammatory properties, which will also help prevent acne and pimple formation. Beets are great blood purifiers which help in removing the blemishes, which will help you in achieving even skin tone as it is rich in vitamin C. Beets also help provide a natural glow to the skin.

Lowers the blood glucose level

Regulate the blood sugar levels of your body. Consuming beetroot in its raw form won’t let the high glucose production in your body. The natural sugars are released at a very slow rate with the consumption of beetroot. So, even if you are a diabetes patient you can consume the juice of beetroot without any worries.


Really good for your heart

Studies have shown that if you consume beetroot juice regularly for one week then it will show visible improvements in your overall health. It will help build endurance, normalize the blood pressure and help prevent heart disease.


Low in fat and calories

Beetroot has high sucrose content in it and the high content of fiber in it makes it a super awesome source of nutrition-free from any kind of fat as it has really fewer calories. As the calories are plant-based therefore it is the healthiest alternative of sugar. The high fiber content in it helps in coping up with the wild hunger pangs. Beetroot salad is preferred by people on a diet as it gives a fuller feeling.

Rich in anti-oxidants

If obesity, peripheral neuropathy, chronic pain, heart diseases, diabetes, thyroid, and migraine is your problem then you should start consuming beetroot, starting today onwards.

Boost your health with a good diet and this diet should certainly include beetroot. Beetroots are packed with anti-inflammatory phytonutrients such as betanin, isobetamin, vulgaxanthin. The phytonutrients have the enzymes that direct the enzymes make the cells flame up.

Beetroots are the nature’s multi-vitamin

The life-giving minerals such as magnesium, potassium, copper, iron, phosphorus and other essential mineral are found in the beetroots. Some of the benefits of all these minerals are;

  • Magnesium: Prevents Alzheimer’s
  • Potassium: Aids the heart, kidney, muscles, nerves, digestive functions
  • Copper, Iron, and Phosphorus: Helps in aiding the functioning of the cells throughout the body.

There are endless advantages to having beetroot. You can too enjoy its benefits by making it a part of your healthy diet.

Rohit Bimbrahw
the authorRohit Bimbrahw
Rohit Bimbrahw is currently working as the Project Manager at Home HealthCare Shoppe ; the medical supply extension of Port Coquitlam's Wilson Pharmacy. Home Healthcare Shoppe aims to bring everyone a wide range of high-quality healthcare products like carpal tunnel brace, Strassburg sock, bunion corrector, aircast boot etc because, with great health and wellbeing, anyone can live a fun and purposeful life.

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