Eat Beets for Faster Feets!
You can’t beat organic veg.
As you probably know by now, I am a great advocate of eating organic fruit and veg whenever possible as it contains more vitamins and minerals than non organic.
You know beetroot is a multitalented little veg (it’s as delicious in a soup as it is in chocolate cake). Did you know that it also helps if you’re a runner?
Purple beets are full of naturally occurring chemicals called nitrates, which scientists have found can enhance sporting performances. But you don’t have to be a marathon runner to benefit.
It’s known to reduce blood pressure and researchers believe it could help people with cardiovascular, respiratory and metabolic diseases.
Beetroot – It might turn your pee pink, but it makes exercise less tiring. Result!
Just before I read this, I had been running along Southend seafront with my dog Chinook and commented on how I had sprinted longer and harder than I had in a while. So, had I eaten beetroot? Yes! All week, I had been eating beetroot and walnut Hummous (from Hugh Fearnely-Whittingstall’s, Veg Everyday!) and I must also comment how quickly I recovered.
So eat Beets for Faster Feets! -sorry, that’s really bad.