Beets are a superfood
A nutrient-dense vegetable, containing vitamins A, B and C, antioxidants such as beta-carotene, folic acid, magnesium, potassium, iron and fiber. It helps you stay young, vital, healthy and fit. But the most amazing thing is that it is so high in nitrate; this is converted to nitric oxide, which is a potent vasodilator, many use it in its synthetic version in the form of supplements, that famous C4 that there is there.
This vegetable helps to increase nitric oxide naturally and amazingly in our body, is great for cyclists and marathoners, and of course, for those who want to train intensely.
Nitric oxide helps improve blood circulation to muscles
Brings more oxygen and nutrients, and therefore increases endurance; also increases energy because when more oxygen reaches the muscles mitochondria, which are the energy generating factories in your body, can work more efficiently. In addition, as long as the mitochondria produce more energy, you will oxidize more fat like “gasoline”. The beet is also great for lowering blood pressure.
One raw cup of chopped beet contains about 58 calories, 13 grams of carbohydrates, 4 gr. of fiber, and the remaining calories are sugar, approximately 9 gr. of sugar. Contains about the same amount of sugar as a fruit, for this reason, we recommend eating it in the day if your goal is to “lose fat”.