7 Surprising Uses for Beet Juice

Find out how this super-food can benefit you in the most unusual ways.

7 Surprising Uses for Beet Juice

By Reina Berger

While many of us associate beets with hearty Russian fare, it turns out that beet juice offers more than just the foundation of a filling borscht. Here are seven pleasantly surprising uses for beet juice, which can improve your hair, skin, and overall health.

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May Fight Cancer

Studies have shown that beets have anti-cancerous properties within them, specifically betacyanin. This pigment, responsible for the vegetable's reddish hue, can help eliminate the toxins in chemotherapy drugs from the body and may even prevent the growth of tumors. It may be particularly useful for people suffering from lung, skin, stomach, and breast cancer.

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