Recipes

Juicing with Beets


Beets are one of those vegetables that fly under the radar and are usually just thrown into salads for texture and color.  Beetroot however is full of vitamins and minerals and it can have tremendous health benefits in numerous areas of the body.  Juicing beets is a great way to take advantage of everything that it has to offer.

Below is  simple recipe that is certain to give you a nice boost.

Ingredients:

– 2 Beets

– 2 Apples

– 4 carrots

– 2 celery stalks

Directions:  These are pretty simple, clean your produce and drop them into your juicer.

Good source of vitamin C, folates, nitrates, anti-oxidants, manganese, beta-carotene, polyphenols, calcium, phosphorus, zinc, vitamin A.

Beets have shown to help regulate blood pressure and increase stamina.  The nitrates found in beet juice can have positive impact on heart and artery health as well.  They also have anti-cancer properties that can help the reduce the risk of colon, breast, and stomach cancers.

Regular consumption of beet juice can also help cleanse the liver and help the body rid itself of toxins.  It can also help cleanse the blood, gallbladder and the colon.

Carrots are high in beta-carotene and they can also aid in cleansing the liver.  Carrot juice is also good for the eyes, skin, and digestive system.

The polyphenols in apples help promote heart health.

Celery’s properties also make it good for lowering blood pressure.  It also contains calcium which is good for bone health.

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