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10 Health Benefits of Beets

If you have ever come across a beet or beetroot before, you will agree with me that this vegetable is a sight for sour eyes. The red, mouth-watering and vibrant look of this vegetable will leave you with no option than to believe that this kind of food will be jam-packed with nutrients. This is actually very true. Let us explore some of the benefits of beet.

Boost Stamina

Everyone aspires to have enduring strength or energy and to maintain it at all cost. This is because we all need strength to run our day to day activities. Most people need a whole lot of strength compared with others. Example of such people is athletes and workers who engage themselves in hard labor. Beet or beetroot as it is commonly known helps to boost stamina and provides strength. For those who exercise and for athletes, studies have shown that drinking beetroot juice will help you exercise for up to 16 percent longer than usual. This root contains a property called nitrate which aids to reduce oxygen uptake and make exercise less tiring. [1]