Why you should drink Beetroot Juice this Valentines Day?
This gorgeous and vibrant colours of beetroot have enough to seduce anyone’s taste buds. Recently beetroot has been promoted to the status of ‘superfood’. Beets are one of the healthiest foods that you can juice.
It is low in fat and packed with antioxidants, rich in vitamin C and helps the absorption of iron. One of the best ways to get maximum nutrition out of beetroots is by eating them however by drinking beetroot juice you get a higher concentration of the beets nutrients, giving your system all the delicious goodness it needs. The added benefit of a glass of beetroot juice is that it helps your body absorb the vitamins and minerals in a rapid and highly concentrated form.
Beetroot has been regarded by ancient cultures as a medicinal food. The properties of beetroot were believed to be so powerful that ancient Romans used it as a primitive libido stimulant, when they wanted to enhance their libidos. The mineral Boron is found in beetroot which is linked to the production of sex hormones. As well as nitric oxide, found in beetroot, has been proven to increase blood flow, helping to kick-start your sex drive and increase stamina.
Furthermore, due to beetroot’s effect on increasing blood flow, it acts as a blood purifier. As well as it being a rich source of Vitamin C, it helps to reduce skin blemishes which leaves your skin with a natural glow. Beetroot juice is a good source of potassium which promotes hair growth.
By increasing blood flow this opens up your blood vessels which increases the flow of oxygen leaving you feeling more energetic and ready to seize the day.
Also, beets are packed with fibre, drinking it first thing in the morning is a great way to kick-start your metabolism, it will improve your digestion and alleviate symptoms of constipation.
There are many proven benefits to drinking beetroot juice but don’t just take our word for it. Try it yourself this Valentine’s Day and let us know what you’re experience has been.