- Fly in all the way from Australia
ZENXIN’s Organic Beetroots are strictly grown under organic agricultural methods in the Victorian State of Southern Australia which is blessed with abundant sunshine, rich soil and most importantly a cool climate that can yield perfectly sweet beetroots with a lovely splash of purple hue. Grown with lots of care and love by farmers, ZENXIN’s premium quality beets are absolutely free from synthetic fertilizers and are so rich in flavour that can easily brighten up your bowl of salad or your glass of juice!
- Remarkably sweet and has no unpleasant earthy taste
Generally, all beets taste earthy and a little bitter. But, that’s not the case for ZENXIN’s Organic Beetroots. They are rather special. They are remarkably sweet and have no unpleasant earthy taste. The quality of these beetroots are at the top thanks to the combination of sub-tropical climate & fertile soil. From where it came from, the Australians would top their hamburgers with beetroots. Their less earthy flavour with a sweet note, makes it perfect for juicing – Simply Revitalizing.
Beetroot as functional food
Beetroot is one of the functional foods that has been praised for its effects in boosting energy for better athlete’s performance, improving high blood pressure conditions and more. Also, its vibrant dark red or purple colour make it versatile in many ways, from food preparation to natural food colouring. Beetroot is a great source of vitamins and minerals. For example, vitamin C, iron, potassium, folate and more.
Let’s check out what is making beetroot so unique as a member of functional foods.
- Packed with antioxidants
Phenolic compounds in beetroots play an important role as powerful antioxidants. It helps in protecting the body against free radicals attack, which will lead to various chronic diseases and certain cancers. Thus, incorporating more antioxidants rich food in your diet will lower the risk of developing cancer or degenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease.
- Maintain blood pressure at healthy level
Consuming beetroot, especially making it into beetroot juice, is found to be effective in lowering blood pressure. It is contributed by its nitrate content that can be found abundantly in beetroot. However, consumers still have to bear in mind that they still have to continue the doctor’s prescription and consult medical practitioners before consuming beetroot juice.
- Improve physical activity performance
Apart from maintaining a healthy blood pressure level, its nitrate content also assists in repairing muscle cells by bringing more oxygen to them, followed by speedy recovery from exercising. Having a beetroot smoothie after a workout would be an ideal boost for replenishing nutrients.
- Protective against inflammation
Betalain, the pigment that gives red colour to beetroot, possesses anti-inflammatory properties. As chronic inflammation is found to be associated with various diseases, such as heart disease, cancer, liver diseases and obesity. Interesting fact: Betalain is the pigment that causes you to pass red or pink urine after ingesting beetroot. Despite the unusual colour of urine, it is totally normal and harmless condition.
Is beetroot suitable for everyone’s consumption? Who should avoid beetroot in their diet?
People with a history of having oxalate-containing kidney stones should avoid consuming oxalate-rich food, including beetroot, spinach, potato. However, moderation is the key to maximise health benefits when we are consuming such functional food. This rule applies to all of you who would like to have your plate coloured by beetroot.