Skip to content

B is for Beets

More ABCs of weight loss, and if “A” is for avocado, then…

abcs-b-1a

… is for beets!

Beets are on more “Top Superfoods” lists than I can count. There are scads of reasons to eat beets, and even more delectable ways to eat them. Let’s take a look!

5 reasons you can’t “beet” ‘em:

  1. Lower blood pressure: Nitric oxide, present in beets, helps to relax and dilate blood vessels, improving blood flow and lowering blood pressure.
  2. Increased stamina: Nitric oxide also enhances the body’s tolerance to low and high-intensity exercise by reducing energy expenditure to utilize oxygen.
  3. Inflammation fighter: Scientists say betaine, found in beets, protects cells from environmental stress and inflammation.
  4. Cancer fighter: The potent pigments that give beets their beautiful color also have been shown to combat various cancers.
  5. High in nutrients, fiber and provide detoxification: A good source of vitamin C, folate and fiber, beets are also a natural blood and liver detoxifier.

And so many great ways to eat ‘em!

As delicious as they are beautiful, I love Roasted Beets with Oranges and Goat Cheese.

abcs-b-2

In fact, I love beets so much I created a whole Pinterest board dedicated to them: “Beets, Baby!

abcs-b-3

Here you’ll find loads of recipes, including how to roast beets and even how to make use of the greens.

Try ‘em, you can’t beet ‘em! (Okay, I’ll stop.)

In-Person Personal Training
Work with me one-on-one to improve lean muscle mass, cardiovascular endurance, and functional movement through weightlifting, body weight strengthening, and resistance training.
Learn More
Healthy Life Coaching Online
Whether your goal is to lose 100+ pounds (like I did!) or to break through long-standing barriers, we will empower you to reach your goals through evidence-based practices that will transform your health, happiness and longevity.
Learn More

What Clients Are Saying

Just here doing my thing: personal training, weight loss coaching, mindset coaching. Message me or comment below if I can help you find your inner badass. Link in bio. #personaltrainer #fitness #fitnessover50 #weightlosscoach #mindsetcoach #badasscoach
I’ve been experiencing foot pain recently—and I don’t know why it didn’t occur to me to turn my shoes over to look at the tread!!! When I did, I was horrified. No wonder I was having foot pain; my tread was worn thin. Yikes!!! And now tomorrow’s run gets a brand new pair of (my favorite!) @brooksrunning shoes! 🏃🏼‍♀️💜👊🏼 #runhappy #running #runningshoes #newshoes #mindthetread #personaltrainer #fitnessover50
Bottoming out is a good thing … the only place you can go is up! 🍑 💫 #rockbottom #personaltrainer #glutes #legday #neverskiplegday #gogetit
Ready for a change?
Schedule your complimentary first call with me today!