Beetroots are also rich in dietary fiber, vitamin C, magnesium, iron, copper and phosphorus.They are very low in calories but have the highest sugar content of all vegetables.
Beetroot is good for pregnant women since it is a source of B vitamin folate which helps in the development of infant’s spinal column. Deficiency of folate could lead to the condition called neural tube defect.
Betaines contained in the beetroot juice stimulates the functions of liver.
Beetroot contains a significant amount of carbohydrates that provides fuel for energy and prolonged sports activities.
Beetroot is one of the very effective vigatable for anaemia.Its adavised to mix a cup of beetroot juice with honey and have it once a day. Beetroot is a rich source of carotene and iron. It aids those patients, who follow a vegetarian diet.
The presence of beta-carotene (vitamin A) in beetroot helps to prevent age related blindness called cataract.
Low level of potassium in body increases the risk of stroke. So potassium-rich beetroot is recommended in that aspect.
This vegetable is also a natural dye so mix the regular henna powder in beetroot juice for an auburn tinge in your hair. And, it is completely chemical free so your hair remains as healthy and beautiful as always.
Beetroot leaves are also good for curing wounds.