12 Health Benefits of Beetroot Juice
Beetroot juice may help lower your blood pressure.Beetroot juice is high in fiber. Straight beetroot juice is low in calories and has virtually no fat. The beet is a bulbous, sweet root vegetable that most people either love or hate.It’s not new on the block, but it’s risen to superfood status over the last decade or so. Research shows drinking beetroot juice may benefit your health. Here’s how.
1. Helps lower blood pressure
2. Improves exercise stamina
3. May improve muscle power in people with heart failure
4. May slow the progression of dementia
5. Helps you maintain a healthy weight
6. May prevent cancer
7. Good source of potassium
8. Good source of other minerals
9. Provides Vitamin C
10. Supports your liver
11. Good source of folate
12. May reduce cholesterol
Your urine and stools may turn red or pinkish after eating beets. This condition, known as beeturia, is harmless. But it may be startling if you don’t expect it.
If you have low blood pressure, drinking beetroot juice regularly may increase the risk of your pressure dropping too low. Monitor your blood pressure carefully.
If you’re prone to calcium oxalate kidney stones, don’t drink beetroot juice. Beets are high in oxalates, which are naturally occurring substances that form crystals in your urine. They may lead to stones.
Anyway beets are healthy no matter how you prepare them. But juicing beets is a superior way to enjoy them because cooking beets reduces their nutritional profile. If you don’t like beetroot juice straight up, try adding some apple slices, mint, citrus, or a carrot to cut through the earthy taste.
If you decide to add beetroot juice to your diet, take it easy at first. Start by juicing half a small beetroot and see how your body responds. As your body adjusts, you can drink more.
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