Eat Beets to Stave Off Heart Disease, Dementia
While beets, beet juice, and beet greens are generally considered safe, they are high in dietary oxalates. As a result, if you’re susceptible to kidney stones or gout, you may want to check with your doctor first before consuming them.
(New Orleans, LA) -- New research that shows that a component in beets may help slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease – the leading cause of dementia – adding to growing evidence of the health benefits this root vegetable offers.
The study, presented at the 255th National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans, found that …
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