When in season this comes straight from the farm fields or one of our local suppliers. Beetroot is an incredibly versatile vegetable, great for roasting, boiling, raw in salads or juices and even makes a great cake! Low in fat and full of vitamin, minerals and antioxidants.
Why eat beetroot?
Rich in fibre, this helps to keep your bowels in good working order and help lower cholesterol levels
A high concentration of nitrates in the diet has been shown to keep blood pressure down and prevent the development of heart disease or stroke.
Betacyanin that gives beetroot its purple colour is a powerful agent that both helps to protect against the development of cancer and has even been shown to slow its growth.
Take a juice of beetroot when you are embarking on an endurance challenge - it has been shown to increase stamina over other fruit and veg alternative, improving oxygen flow to the brain!