Open Access Mini review

Beet Juice: The Science Behind the Sale

Jo Ann Summitt Marrs*

College of Nursing, East Tennessee State University, USA

Corresponding Author

Received Date:March 18, 2021;  Published Date:May 21, 2021


Have you noticed the increased ads for beet juice and its benefits? Are the claims justified? This paper will attempt to discover the research behind the plant that supports its use as a super food specifically, regarding reducing the components of the metabolic syndrome. The metabolic syndrome is a constellation of high blood pressure, abdominal fat, high blood sugar, and unhealthy cholesterol levels [1]. The ability to reduce these risk factors is important as they are precursors for heart attacks and strokes. So, what do we know about beets and the effect of its juice on high blood pressure?

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