Raw beets provide many health benefits, including lowering blood pressure, boosting stamina during exercise and strengthening the immune system.
What could be better? Fermented beets. According to Mercola.com:
Fermenting your beets rather than eating them raw gives you all the health-boosting benefits of raw beets—which are made even more bioavailable through fermentation—plus the beneficial bacteria and enzymes that result from fermentation.
It’s easy to ferment your own beets—here are six recipes if you want try your hand at it. (Be sure to use organic ingredients, including organic non-GMO beets).
Prefer to get your veggies by drinking a smoothie? Try adding a scoop of fermented beet powder. You’ll get all the benefits of raw beets, plus the added boost for your gut health.
Now through midnight March 31, 2018, get 20 percent off Mercola’s fermented beet powder and most other Mercola products with this promo code: ORGANIC318. Mercola will also donate 20 percent of the product price to OCA.