Beetroot

Beetroot is a genus of one-, two- and perennial herbaceous plants of the Amaranth family (previously the genus belonged to the Marev family). The most famous representatives are: common beetroot, sugar beetroot, fodder beetroot. In everyday life, they all have a common name - beets.
The composition of beetroot:
The chemical composition of beets includes vitamins of group B, as well as vitamins A, C and PP. In addition, the beet is rich in microelements, such as: iodine, magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, etc.
Useful properties of beets:
Useful properties of beets are due to the presence in the root vegetables of various vitamins, betaine, minerals, bioflavonoids. Beetroot has a wide range of applications in folk medicine, due to its useful and healing properties. It is used as a restorative, digestive and metabolizing agent.

List of vitamins:

Vitamin A is involved in oxidation-reduction processes, regulation of protein synthesis, promotes normal metabolism, functions of cellular and subcellular membranes, plays an important role in the formation of bones and teeth, as well as fat deposits, is necessary for the growth of new cells, slows down the aging process.

Systemic thiamine deficiency is a causal factor in the development of a number of serious disorders, the leading place in which the lesions of the nervous system occupy. The complex of consequences of thiamine deficiency is known as the beriberi disease.

Vitamin C is used as a restorative and stimulating immune system for various diseases (colds, oncological, etc.), and also prophylactically with insufficient intake of food, for example, in the winter-spring period.

Functionally, vitamin P participates together with vitamin C in oxidation-reduction processes in the body. Vitamin P is able to partially remove the severity of avitaminosis C, reducing the permeability and fragility of capillary vessels. Vitamins P protect ascorbic acid and adrenaline from oxidation.