Everyone is probably familiar to some degree with the good old beet root, but did you know that their rich red color hides a surprising secret? These ‘old fashioned’ root vegetables are just packed full of health benefits.
Beets have been recognized as a very powerful vegetable for many years now, and we just keep finding out more benefits of this deep red vegetable. Antioxidant Flavonoids. The deep red color isn’t actually from lycopene (in tomatoes and bell peppers) but from betacyanin related to anthocyanin. I know…these just sound like random big words. [...]