You might have seen these beautiful deep red roots around the local farmers market or at your
health food store. But did you know that they are one of the best anti-aging foods out there?
I stopped using expensive skin products a long time ago and only rely on a healthy and balanced diet full of alkaline, plant-based foods.
The Anti-Aging Power of Beets
Beets are high in folate, vitamins A and C, iron, potassium, manganese, and fiber.
Anti-aging benefits include:
- Beets have powerful antioxidants that help fight signs of aging. They also stimulate cell production, chich can protect your skin from premature aging and wrinkles.
- Beets contain nitrates which stimulate blood flow to your brain
- Beets are also anit-inflammatory due to antioxidants called betalains.
- These red vegetable also helps support your liver by increasing detoxification, an important factor in keep you from accelerating the aging process.
- 1/2 beets
- 5 romaine lettuce
- 1 fuji apple
- 1 lemon
- 1/2 inch knob ginger
Wash and peel beets. If your beets are not organically grown, discard the stems. That area between the top of the beets and stem is where pesticides hang out! Put all the ingredients through your juicer. Enjoy with some ice!