This rich, beautifully coloured veggie can really not be BEET when it comes to nourishing your body from the inside out. Available all year round, and reasonably cheap when you buy them with the leaves cut off, there’s no excuse to not include them in your skin loving meals.
FOOD ACTIVES: Folate, potassium, vitamins A, B and C and magnesium, anthocyanin antioxidants.
BEAUTY BOOST: Inside: Beetroot helps to detoxify the skin from within by removing impurities. Skin loving minerals including iron potassium and zinc also create healthy red blood cells which carries oxygen to skin cells for regeneration, repair and renewal. Outside: The antioxidants in beetroot will help alleviate red puffy complexion caused by inflammation. They are also great for the treatment of immune based skin problems such as acne or psoriasis. Beetroot can be used as a makeup colourant.
COOK: Steamed, roasted or boiled, beetroot are a great addition to salads and sandwiches, or you can turn them into a dip. For a quick and easy way to get your beet fix get the juicer out!
TIP: Beetroot helps to detoxify the liver making it a great to have the morning after a few vinos! Yes it colours your pee!