Beets Nutrients and Benefits

beetsDid you know that Beets are not as expensive as you thought, just look at their prices next time you’re in the store and by them to see if it’s worth it for you. Before you’ll start saying anything negative about beets here are the vitamins and nutrients that you’ll find in the red beautiful and juicy beets:

  • Phosphorus
  • Sodium
  • Magnesium
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Potassium
  • Fiber
  • A Vitamin
  • C Vitamin
  • Niacin
  • Biotin
  • Folic acid

Also, here is what the beets are good for:

  • Beets help protect against heart disease
  • Beets help protect from birth defects
  • Beets help prevent certain cancers, especially colon cancer
  • Beets help the liver to detoxify and heal it too
  • Beets lower homocysteine
  • Beets improve the production of stomach acids
  • Beets help your body get rid of toxins, heavy metals and excess hormones

Beets are also low in calories and fat, and they are naturally delicious, just search the internet or your own cooking book for the great recipes that include beets.