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WHAT WE EAT WEDNESDAY: BEET

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Things you maybe didn't know about Beet Root:

• Benefit the heart in traditional chinese medicine - helpful for anxiety, nervousness & insomnia

• Acts as a gentle, natural laxative/bowel tonic, hydrating and lubricating intestines - beet + carrot juice are excellent for helping to “get things moving”

• Cleanses, Cools & Builds “Blood” - helpful for states of heated temperament, fatigue & debility, anemia

• Treats the Liver & Helps Move Stagnancy

• Beets are Rich in Silica - a mineral we are often lacking that is necessary for maintaining healthy hair, skin & nails as well as involved in improving respiratory health

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Check out some of our favourite recipes using beet root:

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Borscht - (Beet, Cabbage, Carrot, Potato Soup)
http://holisticsaffron.com/homemade-borscht-recipe-and-rev…/

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Beet Kavass - (fermented Beet Juice)
https://wellnessmama.com/9087/beet-kvass-recipe/