Beauty and the Beets

How can you eat and drink your way to beauty? This winter try beets. This amazing superfood brings a powerful punch to the table. Loaded with minerals and vitamins, it naturally fights wrinkles and skin conditions. Lycopene, found in beetroot juice, has been found to prevent skin sag. Its anti-inflammatory properties help prevent acne breakouts. Powerful anti-oxidants and phenolic compounds neutralize free-radicals.

Beets are the perfect food to detox this winter. It has been used for centuries to cleanse toxins and purify the blood and liver.
Pregnant ladies rejoice in the abundance of folate!

Other benefits are derived from lutein and zeaxanthin, which assist in eye health.

Roasted beets are an easy way to bring on the beets. Just peel and toss in coconut oil and sea salt. Roast for ten or fifteen minutes on each side. Yum.

(Photo Credit:Darwin Bell)

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