Dr Michael Mosley shares root vegetable can lower high blood pressure - ‘quite meaningful’
"I'M AT home making sauerkraut, I've just been grating in lots of this lovely colourful vegetable," said Dr Michael Mosley on his podcast Just One Thing. Despite his shirt getting stained, the doctor was determined to use this ingredient because of its plentiful benefits. From lower blood pressure to keeping your brain healthy as you age, beetroot offers more than its taste. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Zambia: Exploit Beetroot Benefits - Mujajati
[Times of Zambia] A health expert has encouraged people to eat beetroot because of its benefits to the body. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - August 10, 2021 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Blushing plants reveal when fungi are growing in their roots
(University of Cambridge) Scientists have created plants whose cells and tissues 'blush' with beetroot pigments when they are colonised by fungi that help them take up nutrients from the soil. This is the first time this vital, 400 million year old process has been visualised in real time in full root systems of living plants. Understanding the dynamics of plant colonisation by fungi could help to make food production more sustainable in the future. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Red beetroot benefits: Three ways red beetroot may boost your health - backed by evidence
BEETROOT has been extensively studied for its health applications, of which there are many. One comprehensive review found three benefits that could have a major impact on one's health. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Changes in mouth bacteria after drinking beetroot juice may promote healthy ageing
(University of Exeter) Drinking beetroot juice promotes a mix of mouth bacteria associated with healthier blood vessels and brain function, according to a new study of people aged 70-80. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 30, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Dengue —an Epidemic Within a Pandemic in Peru
International Year of Volunteers: A volunteer ombudsman in Peru helps a local woman with her problem, 2001. Credit: UN PhotoBy Carmen ArroyoUNITED NATIONS, Jan 15 2021 (IPS) While the world is grappling with the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Peru is still dealing with an epidemic that it has not been able to control—the mosquito-borne viral disease known as dengue. With almost 56,400 confirmed cases as of December, Peru is suffering the worst dengue epidemic since 2017, when the virus infected over 68,000 people. The illness, coupled with the novel coronavirus crisis, has left thousands of people exposed to malnu...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - January 15, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Carmen Arroyo Tags: Development & Aid Economy & Trade Featured Food Security and Nutrition Headlines Health Humanitarian Emergencies Labour Latin America & the Caribbean TerraViva United Nations Water & Sanitation Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition F Source Type: news

How to live longer: Beetroot juice reduces risk of cancers and dementia to boost longevity
HOW TO live longer: A certain daily drink contains a vast amount of natural chemicals called nitrates. These nitrates have an impressive ability in improving one's health, reducing health risks and boosting longevity. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - November 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for tiredness - the vegetable powder that could protect against fatigue
SUPPLEMENTS could be used to prevent tiredness and fatigue symptoms. Add these cheap vegetable powder capsules to your diet to avoid feeling sleepy or drowsy during the day, while also boosting your overall energy. Should you consider taking beetroot powder supplements for tiredness? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - July 17, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Most realistic’ plant-based steak revealed
Vegan alternatives to meat are popular but recreating the texture of steak is challengingThe “most realistic” plant-based steak to date has been revealed, mimicking the texture and appearance of a real cut of meat.The fake steak ’s ingredients include pea, seaweed and beetroot juice, which are extruded into fine fibres to recreate muscle tissue. Its producer, the Spanish company Novameat, says the steak will be available in some restaurants in Spain and Italy this year before scaling up in 2021.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 10, 2020 Category: Science Authors: Damian Carrington Environment editor Tags: Vegan food and drink Climate change Environment World news Veganism Science Life and style Vegetarianism Source Type: news

Is beetroot ketchup really a healthier option? New condiments that claim to be better for you
Mayonnaise, ketchup and other condiments can add a good hit of salt and sugar - and unwanted calories - to our food. But manufacturers are now offering sauces with added health benefits. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the health benefits of beetroot juice?
Beetroot juice contains plenty of healthful vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Drinking beetroot juice could provide several health benefits, such as lowering blood pressure and reducing inflammation. In this article, we discuss the health benefits, nutrition, and side effects of beetroot juice. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Beetroot may reduce high blood pressure
Potassium has long been used as one of the best natural antidotes to high blood pressure, but research may have revealed a better solution. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - March 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AHA News: Could Beetroot Fight Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure?
Title: AHA News: Could Beetroot Fight Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure?Category: Health NewsCreated: 3/28/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/29/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - March 29, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

AHA News: Could Beetroot Fight Salt-Induced High Blood Pressure?
THURSDAY, March 28, 2019 (American Heart Association News) -- Adding tiny amounts of beetroot or dietary nitrate to salty food products might help prevent high blood pressure, according to a preliminary study of rats. While findings in animals may... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 28, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Wagamama launches its first ever full English VEGAN breakfast
Wagamama has launched its first ever full English vegan breakfast to meet growing consumer demand. The dish includes two rashers of maple seitan 'bacon' and beetroot and seitan sausages. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news