This deep purple hue of a vegetable has many benefits for both health and beauty. You can add it to your salad, stir-fry or get the ultimate benefit by juicing the beet along with some of your favorite fruits and vegetables.

When you drink beet juice your body will instantly feel the benefits. Known as a natural diuretic, the juice helps with digestive health as well as the metabolism in the body. It is also a great source of iron, calcium, protein, potassium, phosphorus, folic acid, and vitamin B and C.  As you drink the juice, your hair and skin will naturally improve due to the nutrients in this vegetable. Beets help reduce acne. They also aid in hair growth and moisture while reducing dryness. Having a strong reputation as an antioxidant powerhouse, beets will also protect you from premature aging.

Try this delicious recipe!

Beet Juice 

2 medium beets, scrubbed
1 Granny Smith apple
3 medium carrots, peeled

Juice the ingredients and enjoy!

-Yvelette Stines