Beets and Their Health Benefits!

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Did you know that beets have many benefits for your health? Below I have composed a list of the several benefits the provide.

  • They help to protect against heart disease.
  • Beets are a great source of iron, Vitamin A and Vitamin C.
  • They aid in lowering blood pressure.
  • Provide energy for the body.
  • Improves red blood cell production.
  • Detoxifies the digestive system.
  • Helps to improve memory.
  • Lowers cholesterol.
  • Cleanses the blood.
  • Contains magnesium and calcium.
  • Provides Folic Acid.
  • High in fiber.
  • They are excellent cancer fighters. They help to break up tumors. 

Try this recipe

Beet Salad with Orange and Feta:

To prepare Beet Salad with Oranges and Feta:

  • 2 beets, cooked, cut in half, and quartered
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 orange
  • 1 lime, zest and juice
  • 2 tablespoons onion or shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 6 cups arugula
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro leaves, rough chopped
  • 2 ounces Feta cheese, crumbled
  • salt and pepper to taste

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