Beetroot

One of my favourite snacks is plain boiled beetroot sliced and some lemon juice squeezed over it. Gotta boil it for quite a while though. Check the done-ness with a knife but beware your water will turn ALL red after that.

Beetroot’s main benefits are that it contains no fat, very few calories and is a great source of fibre.
Beetroot has for many years been used as a treatment for cancer in Europe. Specific anti-carcinogens are bound to the red colouring matter which supposedly helps fight against cancer and beetroot also increases the uptake of oxygen by as much as 400 percent. Additional studies are taking place to add support to these claims.

Hey, how can you go wrong with that?

A small warning. Please remember you had beetroot the night before when you go to the restroom in the morning lest you think you’ve got some “internal bleeding” going on 😉

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