If you want a healthy cardiovascular system, make sure you add beets to your diet. The beetroot smoothie we’re going to present today is rich in important antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins, as well as a special nutrient known as nitrate.
This nutrient gets transformed into nitric oxide when it enters the body. It helps better the blood flow by opening up the vessels for better oxygen flow.
Moreover, several studies have shown the beets’ ability to decrease the blood pressure, as well as to balance the systolic and diastolic pressure.
Beet’s Amazing Healing Properties
Nitrate isn’t the only substance in beets that is good for us. It also contains amazing phytochemicals, a bioactive pigment known as betalain.
Therefore, it has been used as helpful for the reduction of chronic inflammation and oxidative stress common in illnesses such as cancer, arthritis, and liver problems.
With this in mind, you’ve nothing to lose if you add this beetroot smoothie to your healthy diet. In case you have a blood-related problem, consume it on the daily.
If you want to maintain your heart’s health, make sure you consume it every second or third day in the week.
You will need:
2 beets, peeled and chopped
A cup of kale
A cup of fresh orange juice
A cup of strawberries
1-inch ginger root
Preparation: Put the ingredients in your blender and blend on high speed until the ingredients are well-mixed. You can also use a juicer, whichever you have or prefer. Drink right away for best benefits!