Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Beetroot for health and Beauty

Beetroot
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Make beetroot a close friend to keep yourself healthy. It could be taken either in the vegetable or juice form. Beetroot could also be taken in the form of salad.

It contains sodium, potassium, calcium, sulfur, chlorine, iodine, iron and vitamins. It contains enough carbohydrates and gives energy to the body, but few proteins and fats.

Its juice is the best among all vegetables and it increases the blood in the body. Beetroot helps in anemia as its juice activates the formation of blood. Due to the plenty of iron in it, the beetroot activates and restructures the red blood cells. It increases the immune system of the body. The juice helps in jaundice, hepatitis and nausea. The juice is the best medium to assimilate the acarbonic calcium in the body.

The regular intake of beetroot alleviates constipation and helps in piles.

Boil the white beetroot and filter the extract. This infusion is the best remedy in abscess, skin inflammation, pimples, measles and fever. It is the best skin cleanser. It increases the hemoglobin beneficial for skin. As a result it increases the facial glow and redness.
Beetroot helps in dandruff too. Mix the infusion with a little vinegar and apply on hair or soak few pieces of ginger in it and rub on hair before going to bed and wash the hair in the morning.
The intake two cups of beetroot juice per day helps to control the high blood pressure.
However the excess use of beetroot could be harmful.

What is vitamin E

Boxes of fresh vegeables
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The body needs vitamins in one form or the other as several diseases may occur due to the deficiencies of vitamins. The vitamin E is very important for the overall health. It keeps away several diseases and imparts extra glow to the skin. 
It is very beneficial to keep the body healthy. 

The vitamin E is found in vegetable oils, wheat, green leafy vegetables, gram, barley, date, rice water, cream, butter, sprouts and fruits. 
The properties of Vitamin E
The intake of fruits and vegetables containing vitamin E or taking the capsules of it increase the presence of antioxidants in the body. But the natural foods are advisable instead of tablets or capsules.
Formation of Red Blood cells
It helps in the formation of red blood corpuscles in the body. The deficiency of vitamin E leading to anemia may occur in new born babies, if the pregnant woman does not take enough amount of vitamin E.
Skin Glow
It is very helpful to make the skin strong, supple and shiny. The intake of vitamin E can even reduce the occurrence of wrinkles. 
Helps in Functioning of Thyroid and Pituitary Gland   
The deficiency of vitamin E affects the working activity of the thyroid gland and pituitary gland the most. It causes the sluggish working of these glands and the body feels tired and heavy.
Formation of Cell Membranes
The skin membrane or the layer covering the blood cells to keep them intact, becomes weak with the deficiency of vitamin E.  It would stop the formation of blood cells too. The vitamin E helps in the formation of cell membranes. The deficiency of vitamin E weakens this outer layer and will reduce the formation of blood cells. 

Mental Problems
The sufficient amount of vitamin E in the body saves from stress and mental tensions. Its deficiency causes several mental problems.