div>Solgar Beetroot Extract 500mg is a rich source of antioxidants as well as good levels of many nutrients, including, Folic Acid, Vitamin B6, Fibre, Manganese, Potassium Vitamin C and Iron.
Throughout history Beetroot has been used as a medicinal food and recent research has confirmed these uses as well as highlighting some new health benefits. Beetroot is a uniquely rich source of phytonutrient pigments collectively known as betalains.
Betalains are nitrogen-containing, water-soluble plant pigments which have a big range of desirable biological activities. These includie antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular-protective properties.
Beetroot also contains various carotenoids, iron, potassium, fibre, vitamin c, folic acid and betaine. Betaine (also known as TMG) has been shown to reduce the blood concentration of homocysteine, a substance linked to heart disease.