Not all vegetable growers know their medicinal qualities. Plain beetroot helps to cope with serious diseases. It is useful to know what medicinal properties this product has.
Beets contain potassium, iron, manganese, vitamins C and group B. Root crops are rich in fiber, which normalizes the digestive tract, reduces the likelihood of developing hypertension, heart attack, diabetes.
Doctors note that beets, due to their medicinal properties, have a positive effect on the body:
- Suppresses the activity of cancer cells. The plant components in the composition - betalains - suppress the development of tumors.
- Stops inflammation. The root vegetable contains antioxidants that counteract free radicals.
- Normalizes pressure. Vegetables contain nitrates, which are converted in the body into substances that relax the walls of blood vessels.
- Reduces glucose and cholesterol levels. Beet fiber inhibits the absorption of fats, prevents the processing of large amounts of sugar.