Beet Root Powder - 12oz
by NOW FOODS
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The Benefits of Beet Root Powder
Beet root powder is a pure derivative from non-GMO beets that’s dried and not extracted. Beets are a true superfood and are naturally abundant in a variety of nutrients including nitrates. Each tablespoon serving of NOW® Sports Beet Root Powder is equivalent to 2.5 whole beets.
1. Beet Root Powder Is Good for Your Heart
Beetroot powder can help keep your blood pressure in check and improve blood flow throughout your body. That’s thanks to the dietary nitrates found in beetroots, which convert into nitric oxide in your body. Nitric oxide helps to relax and open your blood vessels, which then lowers blood pressure and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood ( 1 ). Not only that, but beetroot powder has also been shown to increase exercise performance. In fact, one study showed that those who took beetroot powder before working out were able to exercise for up to 16% longer than those who didn’t ( 2 ).
2. Beet Root Powder May Improve Brain Function
Beetroot powder may help improve cognitive function and protect your brain from age-related damage. That’s because the nitrates in beetroots can increase blood flow to your brain, which is essential for cognitive function ( 3 , 4 ). What’s more, studies have shown that those who consume high amounts of nitrates from vegetables like beetroots have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia ( 5 , 6 ).
3. Beet Root Powder Contains Important Nutrients
Beetroot powder is an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals, including iron, manganese, copper, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, betaine and fiber. One tablespoon (9.5 grams) provides roughly ( 7 ):
Beet root powder is a nutritious powder made from dried and ground beets. It's high in several important nutrients, including fiber, manganese and potassium. What's more, it's linked to several potential health benefits, such as improved heart health, improved exercise performance and better brain function. If you're looking for a nutrient-rich addition to your diet, consider adding beet root powder to smoothies or using it as a healthy seasoning on meals .
Serving Size: 1 tbsp (9.5g)
Servings Per Container: About 36
Description Amount per Serving % Daily Value
Total Fat 0g 0%*
Saturated Fat 0g 0%*
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%*
Sodium 50mg 2%*
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%*
Dietary Fiber <1g 2%*
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0 0%*
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%*
Calcium 12mg 0%*
Iron 0.7mg 4%*
Potassium 234mg 4%*
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice. Ingredients: Beet Root Powder.
Not manufactured with yeast, wheat, gluten, soy, corn, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Natural color variation may occur in this product.
This product is sold by weight not volume.
Packaged and quality tested in the USA.
Store in a cool, dry, dark place after opening.