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4 Reasons to Eat your Beets

Beets have been cultivated by humans for thousands of years- and eaten as far back as prehistoric times. Both beet greens and the beet root itself provide important health benefits. Beets can be eaten raw or cooked, pickled or roasted, and make a delicious and colourful addition to any meal. Here are 4 reasons to eat your beets and beet greens too! 1. Detoxification Support Beets have been used anecdotally in liver and blood cleanses and until the last couple decades, we didn’t know how. Science has shown that beets contain phytonutrients called betalains, which support the liver’s Phase 2 detoxification process. This means that beets promote the liver’s ability to bind up toxins with molecu

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