Turn Up The Beet: 13 Benefits of Beetroot That'll Make You Want To Stock Up The Veggie!

Health Benefits of beetroot

Beetroots are so pretty to look at but not everyone is a fan of how it tastes. Whether you are #TeamBeetroot all the way or try to stay away from its distinctive taste, you cannot ignore beetroot’s amazing health benefits.

You can enjoy the benefits of beetroots in so many ways-- in a salad, juice, or even beetroot chips. No matter what anybody says they are indeed awesome as they are low in fat, make food taste interesting, are full of powerful antioxidants, help in the absorption of iron, and are rich in Vitamin C. As Geet from Jab We Met once said, “Aap convince hogaye ya main aur bolu?”

You can eat both the fruit and the leaves as they are full of nutrients. And if you need more convincing, then keep on reading!

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    Benefits Of Beetroot

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    Benefits:

    As mentioned above, beetroot has amazing benefits;

    • Enriched in important minerals & vitamins
    • Naturally increases the iron levels in your body
    • Low in calories
    • Help keep the blood pressure in check
    • It Mmay help fight inflammation
    • Can improve digestion
    • Aids in weight loss journey
    • Great way to detox

     

    Nutritional Facts Of Beetroot

    Beetroot boasts an amazing nutritional profile, probably why nutritionists all over the globe recommend consuming it. Not only are they low in calories but also brimmed with the most important vitamins and minerals!

    According to USDA, 100gms of beetroot has about 43 calories and only about 0.2 gm of fat. In addition, it contains about 325 grams of potassium, 78 gms of sodium, and 1.6 gms of proteins.

    Here’s an exact breakdown off all the nutrients found in 100 grams of beetroot:

    • Calories: 44
    • Fibre: 2 grams
    • Fat: 0.2 grams
    • Protein: 1.7 grams
    • Vitamin C: 6% of the RDI
    • Vitamin B6: 3% of the RDI
    • Magnesium: 6% of the RDI
    • Iron: 4% of the RDI
    • Potassium: 9% of the RDI
    • Manganese: 16% of the RDI
    • Phosphorous: 4% of the RDI

    Health Benefits Of Beetroot For Skin

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    The appearance of your skin is a direct representation of the situation inside. Meaning, that if you are healthy from the inside, your skin will reflect that!

    Believe it or not, consuming one beetroot a day can make your skin look great! And if you wish to know more health benefits of beetroot for the skin, then keep reading…

    Benefits  

    • Purifies blood
    • Has anti-ageing properties
    • Rich in vitamin C
    • Makes the skin look healthy and glowy
    • Helps clear out blemishes

     How To Use:

    The easiest way to enjoy the health benefits of beetroot for your skin is by applying beetroot juice directly on your face using a cotton pad. But it can stain your face, so it’s better if you mix it with rosewater first.

    Another way to use beetroot is by making a fun DIY mask. In a bowl, add 1 tbsp curd and 5-7 drops of beetroot juice. Mix it together and apply!

    Health Benefits of Beetroot For Hair

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    Beetroots have always been considered a superfood, right? Whether it is to improve your overall health or make your skin glow, you can always count on beetroots. But did you know that they are amazing for our mane too?

    Here are some amazing benefits of beetroot for our hair.


    Benefits  

    • Is rich in vitamin B & C and also phosphorus which can help improve hair’s health
    • The nutrient present can help stimulate hair growth
    • It can help strengthen roots, thus preventing hair fall
    • The carotenoids present in it can improve blood circulation

    How to Use

    If you want to make your hair glossy and improve its overall health, then you gotta use beetroot in your mane. Here’s how: In a bowl, add 1 tbsp beetroot juice, ½ tbsp onion juice, and 2 tbsps argan oil. Apply this DIY hair pack for an hour and then wash off.

    Did you know that you can naturally dye your mane red using beetroot? Take about 1 glass of beetroot juice and apply it directly to your hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap and if possible, sit in the sun for 30 minutes.

    Keep the juice in your hair for 2-3 hours before washing it off. If you have light brown or pre-lightened hair, then you are going to love the shade it leaves behind but if you have really dark hair, then you’d be able to see a red tint, especially when the sun hits your hair.

    Now that you know all about the amazing health benefits of beetroot as well as the benefits of beetroot for hair and skin, it’s time to read some related stories.

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    So what are you waiting for, click already!

    Best Juices For Glowing Skin: We know that drinking beetroot juice is the answer to a glowing complexion. But if you are not a fan of its taste, then try these vegetable juices instead. After all, who doesn’t want to improve the way tier skin looks, one sip at a time!

    Beauty Juices For Glowing Skin: We are telling you about 5 different types of ‘juices’ that can make your skin look hella good. Potato juice, rice water and whatnot. Read now to know more about these beauty juices...

    Who knew that beetroot had so many amazing benefits, right?

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