They’re one of those things that you either love or hate, and I’m pretty vocal about my love of beets.
And see, I know they’re not for everyone, but.. I just think you have to give them one. more try. before you discredit these delicious little nutrient powerhouses. Especially since you’ve never had them like this, I bet! Because I’ve been working with Love Beets (an upbeat, fun, modern brand that’ll bring you beets unlike any of you’ve had before. Baby beets infused with a sweet fire marinade, or honey and ginger? Yes, please!) So.. why do we love beets? [Source]
Great for expectant moms: Folic acid is crucial to the development of a baby’s spinal cord during the first three months of pregnancy and can help prevent spinal cord defects such as spina bifida.
High in powerful antioxidant properties: Betacyanin is the pigment that gives beets their color, and is an antioxidant. Antioxidants are believed to help reduce the oxidation of LDL cholesterol, protecting artery walls and reducing the risk of heart disease and stroke.
Treats anaemia and fatigue: In the 16th century, it was given as a “blood builder” to people who were pale and run down. At the time, doctors and patients may not have known why it was so efficacious, but health experts now know that its high iron content can help to treat anaemia and fatigue.
But even more importantly, they taste really, really good! And when you’re using these fresh roasted and marinated beets the tough work (think: red stained hands and long roasting times) is already done for you, making this snack something you can whip up in just a matter of minutes.
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Love Beets will post 4 Love Beets beet recipes and ask fans to share their favorite recipe in order to receive a $1-off coupon and be entered in the sweeps for a chance to win a grand prize. The grand prize includes a year’s supply of Love Beets (26 free product vouchers) and a free nutrition/healthy living consultation with a noted nutritionist and cookbook author Ellie Krieger.
Opportunity Details: Launched in 2010, Love Beets specializes in a line of all-natural, freshly cooked and flavor-infused beets that are sold in major retail food stores across North America. Products include marinated baby beets, freshly packed steamed beets and tasty beet juices. All of Love Beets’ products contain n And with Love Beets, there is no longer a need for time-consuming, messy scrubbing and preparation…No more stained hands, no more pink mess. Just delicious beets!