Dr. Oz Talks with Pina LoGiudice About Beet Juice & It’s Blood Pressure Lowering Benefits
High blood pressure is a silent killer that affects many people all around the world. Today Dr. Oz invited Dr. Pina LoGiudice on to the show to talk about how beet juice can lower your blood pressure naturally. Even if you don’t like the taste of beets Dr. Oz has a solution for you. They also share a beet juice recipe that is infused with ingredients to make a delicious drink with amazing health benefits. They also share a beet juice popsicle recipes for you and your family to enjoy all summer long.
Benefits Of Drinking Beet Juice
Dr. Oz said that drinking beet juice can lower your blood pressure by 10 points! Dr. Pina LoGiudice said that this super food should be in everyone’s diet. She said that beet juice improves blood flow and stamina. Beet juice also has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits.
How Do Beets Lower Your Blood Pressure?
Dr. Oz said that 77 million people in this country are a high blood pressure risk. Beets can help you because they dilate your blood vessels which in turn lowers your blood pressure and reduces your risk for heart attacks.
Beets get their reddish color from the beta carotene that they contain. The best way to get the maximum amount of nutrients from beets is to juice them (without the greens). Cooking or pickling beets reduces the amount of nutrients that you will receive.
How Much Beet Juice Do You Need To Drink To Receive Benefits?
You can lower your pressure with beet juice by simply drinking 1 eight oz glass of beet juice every day.
Are There Any Side Effects From Beet Juice
Beet juice can change the color of your bowel movements and urine. So don’t be alarmed if you notice a reddish color after you have been drinking beet juice.
Pineapple Beet Smoothie Recipe
- 2 Beet roots
- 1 cup of pineapple
- 1 navel orange
- 1/2 cup of ice
- 1/2 cup of water
How To Prepare :
- Blend all of the ingredients mentioned above into a pureed smoothie.
“Can’t Beet It” Juice Recipe
- 1 cup of carrots
- 1 cup of beet juice
- 1/2 cup of apples
- 2 tbsp lime juice
- Agave nectar
If your kids refuse to have anything to do with beets, the agave nectar in this recipe will really sweeten it up!
Beet Juice Popsicle Recipe
These healthy popsicles will be a healthy way to cool off all summer long!
- 1 medium beetroot
- 1 cup of blueberries
- 1 cup of orange juice
- 1 squeezed lemon
Mix the ingredients listed above and freeze in popsicle molds.
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