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Beetroot

£1.29

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Weight: 500g

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2 In stock

Organic Beetroot - Spain

 

  • A rich source of phytochemical compound, glycine betaine. Betaine lowers homocysteine levels in the blood. Homocysteine is a highly toxic metabolite, promotes platelet clotting & atherosclerotic-plaque formation, which can be harmful to blood vessels. High levels of homocysteine in the blood result in the development of coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke and peripheral vascular diseases.

  • Raw beetroot is an excellent source of folates. However, extensive cooking may significantly deplete its level in food. Folates are necessary for DNA synthesis within the cells.

  • Beetroot leaves are an excellent sources of  vitamin C. 100 g of beet greens provide 30 mg or 50% of RDA. Vitamin C is one of the powerful natural antioxidants, which helps the human body scavenge deleterious free radicals one of the reasons for cancer development.

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