Just a short note on some of the health benefits of this tasty vegetable:
~ Rich in iron; which means that it is a blood purifier, helps with anemia & fatigue
~ Contains vitamins A, B6 & C
~ Contains folic acid; which is essential for normal tissue growth
~ Reduces the risk of heart attacks & strokes
~ Reduces blood pressure
~ Virtually fat-free & low in calories
My favourite way of having beetroot is with yogurt. You simply grate some cooked beetroot and mix it with yogurt. Add a little bit of dried mint, olive oil & a pinch of salt. Finito!