According to research from Reading University, consuming beetroot juice or beetroot-enriched bread can significantly lower blood pressure. Other UK based research suggests that in addition to its cardio-protective effects, beetroot juice also improves blood flow to the brain and may provide valuable dietary support in the fight against cognitive decline and dementia.
The deep red-violet colour of beetroot results from the presence of betalain pigments called betacyanins. The nitrogen-based pigments, provide valuable antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and detoxification support.
They are what they eat Do you have a ‘hyperactive’ child? It’s always the argumentative one with the temper tantrums. The faddy eater who doesn’t seem to listen when spoken to, fidgeting and squirming in his seat. The one who infuriates you because he can’t wait his turn, constantly interrupting, as if to show you […]