[Beets] contain an ample amount of well-known antioxidants such as vitamin C and manganese, but much of their antioxidant powers come from a lesser-known antioxidant called betalains.
These potent antioxidants are responsible for giving beets their characteristically bright-red color and have been shown to help fight cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and inflammation in the body.
These helpful little antioxidants also support cellular detoxification and cleansing in your body. Through a process called phase 2 cleansing, toxic substances in our body are chemically combined with a small nutrient group which helps to neutralize the toxins and make them water-soluble so that they can be flushed out with your urine.
Pretty cool stuff, right?! It’s facts like this that originally drove us to want to inform people of the powerful benefits of juicing. Here’s the recipe for juicing from Just Juice:
Beet It! Juice
- 1 stalk of beet (leaves, stems and all)
- 1 clove of garlic
- 1 apple