Referred to as the ‘Western Lingzhi’, did you know?
Beetroot, also known as red cabbage head or seaweed head, evolved from a wild plant called sea beetroot that grows on the Mediterranean coast. Because of its shape like a red flame, it is also called the flame plant. Beetroot contains many essential nutrients, and the minerals and plant compounds unique to beetroot have many healthy effects on the human body. In ancient British traditional medicine, beetroot was used to treat components of blood-related diseases, so it has the name sake “the root of life”.
Beetroot - 8 Health Benefits
1. Cardiovascular System
Betaines, which is unique in beetroot, can help attenuate adrenaline and dilate blood vessels to reduce stress. It is also rich in organic nitrate (Organic Nitrate), potassium (Potassium) and iodine (Iodine), which can fight blood coagulation, help promote blood circulation and prevent atherosclerosis. In addition, it only contains a small amount of sodium, which is suitable for patients with hypertension. The rich folic acid in beetroot can help promote blood circulation, effectively prevent anaemia, high blood pressure and slow the deterioration of dementia.
2. Liver Care
Betaine helps to produce choline – which promotes fat metabolism, increases blood phospholipid levels in the liver, and protects against fatty liver and cirrhosis.
3. Cancerous Tumors
Studies have found that betaine combined with drugs can more effectively inhibit tumor division. Among them, high content of selenium has been praised by scientists as the most effective anti-cancer element. Betacyanin in beetroot is also a potent antioxidant that slows cell oxidation and delays aging and fights chronic inflammation.
4. Gastrointestinal Health
Beetroot ingredients promote gastrointestinal motility and indirectly maintain the health of the overall digestive system and excretory system. It also promotes mineral absorption and is especially suitable for children and the elderly who are malnourished.
5. The Immune System
Beetroot can help detoxification and strengthen the defence function of lymphoid tissues, thereby enhancing immunity.
6. Growth and Development
Beetroot is rich in calcium and promotes the health of blood, muscle, bones and nervous system.
7. Improve Endurance
Nitrate in beetroot can convert nitric oxide, help reduce oxygen consumption during exercise, reduce exercise fatigue, and is suitable for long-term exercise training.
8. Hematopoietic Blood
Beetroot has natural red pigment, vitamin B12 and high quality iron. It is the best natural nutrient for women and vegetarians.
Schoenenberger Red Beet is loaded with antioxidants to support immune functions. Beetroot can reduce α1 and α2 globulin in the human body and increase gamma globulin (antibody/immunoglobulin), thereby improving the body's own immune system. It can also help the body excrete toxins, maintain liver health, and adjust physical fitness. In addition to this, it also promotes blood circulation and improves physical strength and endurance. The red beet crystal powder in the product is instantly dissolved in water, and the natural sweet and delicious red beet top crystal powder is suitable for mixing with various beverages.
It is recommended to eat before meals, 2-4 times a day, 1 tablespoon each time, dissolved in water. Friends who love natural flavors can also eat directly.
Hyumi is a certified nutritionist under the Singapore Nutrition & Dietetic Association (SNDA), she has 8 years of professional experiences in providing health consultations & advice for clients and corporates alike, all the while researching & developing new functional ingredients for better formulation. Hyumi obtained her Degree in Food Sciences & Nutrition from University Malaysia Sabah.
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