Beets, (Beta vulgaris L) also called beetroot, have been consumed and believed to be a nutritious vegetable. Beetroot is a dark red vegetable which has been linked with so many health benefits including better stamina, improved blood flow and lowering blood pressure. Rather than drinking beet juice, isolated molecules from Beet Juice in capsule form alone has many health boosting benefits. Beet Root isolated compound from beet juice increases blood flow to the brain in older people, which may be able to fight the progression of dementia and acts as a good neurotransmitter.
Beet Root Extract is a natural organic nitric oxide which helps lower blood pressure and it is a nutrient that acts as a vasodilator. Vasodilators are agents that widen the blood vessels, therefore, cause a decrease in vascular resistance and an increase in blood flow. Vasodilators are used to treat hypertension, angina and congestive heart failure.
Beet Root Extract contains phytopigments called betalains. The two types of betalain compounds, betanin and vulgaxanthin, are high in anti-oxidant properties. These compounds help to detoxify the body. These betalain compounds can suppress cyclooxygenase enzymes, which can contribute to tumor growth. Beet Root is a rich source of folate, manganese and also contains thiamine, riboflavin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, choline, betaine, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper and selenium as well as nitrates. Beet Root tends to contain Inorganic Nitrate (NO3-), as the main bioactive for cardiovascular and endurance exercise interactions
Carbohydrates, Protein and Fat in beet root: In addition to being low in calories, the Beet Root supplement is also much lower in carbohydrates, but the juice is a better source of protein. Carbohydrates provide energy, while protein supports muscle mass, immune system and body repair.
Best Nutrition Products Inc. introduces Beet Nitrate to its consumers as a new nutrient in 2017.