Not all vegetables are made equal, some have the amazing benefits of protecting your body from chronic diseases.
We all know that eating plenty of fruit and vegetables is good for our health, but certain foods have extra beneficial properties.
With chronic diseases on the rise it is more important than ever to protect yourself from illness, and one of the easiest ways you have the power to do so is in your diet.
Chronic diseases such as heart disease, strokes, diabetes, and cancer are all known to be preventable to some degree, it just makes good sense to look after your body in every way you can.
Poor diet is one massive cause of many chronic illnesses, but there is one vegetable that has within it the power to fight illness better than the rest, the humble beetroot.
Beetroot is often missed off lists of most common vegetables, and seems to be overlooked in the category in general.
However the beetroot is one the best vegetables you can eat to combat illness.
Regular beetroot consumption will improve your vision, eradicate liver fat and help clean the colon in the fight against colon cancer.
This simple recipe incorporating beets should be consumed regularly to enjoy all the health benefits.
You will need:
- 1 organic beet
- 2 organic carrots
- 4 organic oranges
Add the ingredients to a blender, blend and serve immediately.
Benefits of beetroot include-
- Contains betaine and tryptophan which will boost brain activity
- High in antioxidants, helpful in the fight against cancer
- Aids blood circulation to protect against strokes and heart disease
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