The Healing Power of Beets
Beets are the most intense vegetable and originated in the Mediterranean region. They come in different varieties, red, gold and candy striped. They abound with nutrients including beta-carotene, B complex, vitamin C, iron, calcium, phosphorus, sodium and manganese. Beets are known to treat anemia, are an anti-inflammatory, purify the blood and help dissolve acid crystals from the kidney that can cause kidney stones. They support blood and chi circulation and the heart, liver and large intestine. Beet greens are also very nutritious and are a great source of vitamin A, vitamin K, folic acid and are rich in iron.