Beet Root Powder
Scientific Name: Beta vulgaris
As rich and decadent as the deep color it’s known for, Beet Root Powder is a slightly sweet, earthy herb that can add a boost of nutrients to just about any meal you add it to. Rich in beta-carotene, fiber, vitamins B1, B5 and C, as well as zinc, calcium, magnesium and phosphorous, it’s easy to see why this powerful powder has been sought after for hundreds of years. With just one teaspoon a day added to your diet, you may experience benefits such as a cleaner colon, lower levels of LDL cholesterol, increased blood flow to the brain and lower blood pressure.
From soups and gravies to sauces and juices, Beet Root Powder is a versatile ingredient that can add a splash of flavor, color and nutrition to your dishes. You can even mix it with a little cocoa powder to give your kiddies a boost they’ll love—even if they don’t know it’s there.
An excellent source of iron, antioxidants, and several B-vitamins, Beet Root Powder has the power to enhance overall liver health by improving the movement of bile and helping to eliminate toxins in the body. It may also help to protect the liver cells from oxidative stress through its concentration of copper and zinc.
Rich in nitrates and other essential nutrients, Beet Root Powder is an excellent source of natural energy. It may help to increase blood flow throughout the body while enhancing its overall oxygen levels, and also reduces the use of adenosine triphosphate, one of the body’s main sources of energy for muscle use. These benefits combine to help regulate stress levels and ensure proper energy consumption.
A great source of vitamin-C, Beet Root Powder may help prevent asthma-related symptoms and other ailments of the respiratory system. Its rich antioxidant content shields the body from free radicals, while increasing white blood cell activity, and preventing the build-up of harmful toxins. These processes are also beneficial to the body’s other systems, as well.
Beet Root Powder holds a wealth of vitamins, minerals, and nutritious organic compounds that include dietary fiber, carotenoids, magnesium, and phosphorous, among others. These may assist the body with everything from reducing macular degeneration and acting as an aphrodisiac to reducing the risks of stroke and controlling blood sugar. It may even promote proper brain function and aid in weight loss efforts.
- Stir, blend or mix 1 - 2 tablespoons of Beet Root Powder into a glass of water or your favorite beverage per day.
- We highly recommend fruit or vegetable juice. Although it’s just as tasty in shakes and smoothies.
- For even easier intake, you can also make your own Beet Root Powder capsules by utilizing one of our easy-to-use capsule filling machines.
Derived from the taproot portion of the beet plant, Beet Root Powder first rose to prominence in the Middle Ages, where it was commonly used as a remedy for digestion and blood disorders. In the 19th century, it was also used to color wines and liquors. Over the years, it became a staple of traditional Eastern European and Indian cuisines, before spreading across the globe as travelers sought new lands. After the colonization of America, Beet Root Powder grew in popularity amongst Pennsylvania Dutch communities. And today, it can be found in everything from Australian hamburgers to Polish horseradish.
If stored correctly, our Beet Root Powder has a shelf life of up to 2 years. To maintain its freshness, it is recommended to always reseal the bag after opening it and removing as much air from the bag as possible. Store in room temperature, away from any heat source or sunlight.
Disclaimer: For educational purposes only. This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.