Adding beetroots to your diet can prevent high blood pressure from salty food

Adding beetroots to your diet can prevent high blood pressure from salty food By Melissa Smith for Prevention Eating lots of salty food can contribute to the development of hypertension or high blood pressure, which is a key risk factor for many heart-related diseases. Protect yourself from hypertension by adding nitrate-rich beetroots to your diet. A study published in the journal Hypertension found that small amounts of beetroot and other foods loaded with nitrates may prevent increases in blood pressure caused by salt consumption. In this study, researchers at the University of California, San Francisco, Michigan…

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Sliced or diced, they’re good for you: 10 Health benefits of beets

Sliced or diced, they’re good for you: 10 Health benefits of beets by: Zoey Sky for Natural News Red beets may be an acquired taste, but there’s no denying that these nutritious root vegetables offer many health benefits. Whether you add them to smoothies or savory dishes, beets offer various benefits, such as improving your digestion and boosting heart health. Beets (Beta vulgaris) are root vegetables that look like turnips. They have rough outer skins that cover their roots, plus long green stems and leaves. Cutting beets produces a red juice that could stain your hand.…

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