Before you continue reading, do you know what is beets? When I read the article from naturalnews, I was thinking what is the beet? I’ve google and found some information about the beets. It is a plant in the Chenopodiacear family which is now included in Amaranthacaea( okay, it is a bit science..). The plant known in its numerous cultivated varieties the most well known of which is the purple root vegetable known as the beetroot or garden beet.
Back to the topic, the red pigment color of beets are antioxidant, anti inflammatory and detoxifying agents. The beet betalains provide some cancer prevention capacity, especially against colon cancer. In the lab test show that beet betalain suppression of human cancer cells. The research indicates the betalains support nerve and eye tissue better than most other anti-oxidants. It provide more varied and higher antioxidant value than most other vegetables containing beta-carotene. The high betalain phytonutrient content beets are very high in Vitamin C, folate (a natural source of folic acid), manganese, magnesium and potassium. The fiber in beets is similar to carrots and supports gastrointestinal health.
When it comes to detoxing, certain enzymes in beet betalains stimulate glutathione production and connect toxins to glutathione molecules. Then the toxins are neutralized and excreted harmlessly
Beeturia, pink or red urine, occurs rarely after consuming beets. Beeturia could be an indicator of a low iron metabolism capacity at worst. A more likely occurrence is pink or red water surrounding one’s stool after consuming beets.
Dr. John Douillard DC, who also specializes in Ayurvedic medicine, recommends using the red stool from beets as a marker for your digestive cycle. If it happens less than 12 hours after consuming beets, it’s likely your digestive cycle is too short and you’re not absorbing enough nutrients.
Source :- NaturalNews
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