You Just Cannot Beat Beets!

You Just Cannot Beat Beets!

You Just Cannot Beat Beets! Beets are nature’s sweetest vegetable but are not everyone’s favorite side dish, that’s for sure. But you cannot beat beets for nutrition and “deliciousness.” But you can puree them. Purplish-red whole beets are one of nature’s true delights. They can be cooked or juiced fresh from the grocery or garden […]

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease

The More Vegetables We Eat, the Lower the Risk of Heart Disease Nitrate-Rich (NO)vegetables boost Heart Health and lower the risk of heart attacks NO is an important biological signaling molecule that supports normal endothelial function and protects our mitochondria. It is also a potent vasodilator helping relax and widen our blood vessels, which improves […]

The Health Benefits of Eating Beets

The Health Benefits of Eating Beets

The Health Benefits of Eating Beets “ Beets are rich in nutrients that boost brain health, especially antioxidant flavonoids that protect the brain from age-related oxidative stress,” notes Dr. Gary Small, director of the UCLA Longevity Center and author of The Mind Health Report newsletter. Below is a rundown on what the latest studies show about how the red […]

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets

The Old Farmers Almanac and Growing Beets Beets are easy to grow in your garden or a pot, can be used in multiple ways in your food and are packed with vitamins and anti-inflammatory properties. It is a plant you to consider this Summer when planning the garden. I drink beet juice and eat a […]

The Heart Health Benefits of Fermented Beets

The Heart Health Benefits of Fermented Beets

The Heart Health Benefits of Fermented Beets Fermented beets may be among the healthiest vegetables out there, as most of the sugar is then eaten up by beneficial bacteria during the fermentation process, while leaving other health-boosting ingredients intact. Fermented foods are also full of probiotics or good bacteria. A large number of studies have […]

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health

Beets and Beet Juice Boost Heart Health Raw beets and raw beet juice are typically recommended in limited amounts due to their high sugar content, but when fermented, beets may be among the healthiest vegetables there are, as most of the sugar is “eaten” by beneficial bacteria during the fermentation process while leaving other health-boosting […]