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Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice

Kateryna YagovychFood
What to cook with beets. Source: pixabay.com

The vegetable most often consumed in the fall and winter is beet. This is not surprising because the product has many useful components that our body needs during a period of vitamin deficiency. In addition, beets are a part of many popular dishes prepared for the holidays.

Oksana Dumych, a nutrition consultant at nutrition.and.fit, shared the benefits of beets and how to make a salad with them on her Instagram page. There is no need to spoil this nutritious vegetable with mayonnaise dressing.

Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice

Why beets are useful:

  • cleanses blood vessels from bad cholesterol
  • has anti-inflammatory properties
  • improves the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract
  • dilates blood vessels and lowers blood pressure
  • removes excess fluid from the body
  • stimulates hemoglobin production and prevents anemia
  • stimulates brain function and rejuvenates the body
  • raises the level of endorphin (the hormone of happiness), can help overcome depression

Of course, raw beets have more health benefits, so save the recipe for a delicious salad. Of course, you can combine it according to your preferences or add the spices you like for flavor.

Ingredients for the salad:

Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice
  • raw beets - 3 medium
  • boiled beans - 2 tbsp
  • onion - 0.5
  • garlic - 2 cloves
  • ginger root - 0.5 cm
  • salt and pepper - to taste
  • unrefined oil - 2 tbsp.

Method of preparation:

Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice
Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice

1. Grate the beets on a coarse grater.

Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice

2. Cut the onion into half rings.

Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice
Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice

3. Pass the garlic and root through a garlic press.

Why beets are useful and what salad to make with them: expert advice

4. Add the beans, salt and pepper, and season with oil.

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