Solgar Beetroot Extract contains high quality Beetroot extract. Throughout history Beetroot has been used in medicinal food and recent research has confirmed these uses as well as highlighting some new health benefits.
Recent research has demonstrated beetroot is uniquely rich source of phytonutrient pigments collectively known as betalains.
Betalains are nitrogen-containing, water-soluble plant pigments which have big range of desirable biological activities. These includie antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular-protective properties.
Recent studies has shown beetroot’s role in cardiovascular health has cited nitrate as the key component responsible for these benefits. Researchers found that nitrate from beetroot increased levels of nitric oxide within the body. Nitric oxide signals the smooth muscle fibres to relax, which increases blood flow, subsequently improving circulation and reducing blood pressure.
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.
Suitable for Vegetarians.
One capsule provides: Beetroot extract (Beta vulgaris) 500mg.
Capsule shell: hydroxypropylmethyl cellulose
Bulking agent: mycrocrystalline cellulose
Anti-caking agent: silicone dioxide, vegetable magnesium, vegetable magnesium stearate.
As a food supplement for adults, take one (1) vegetable capsule, up to three (3) time daily, preferably at mealtimes, or as directed by a healthcare practitioner. Do not exceed directions for use.
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have a medical condition please consult your healthcare practitioner before taking any dietary supplements. Keep out of reach of children.
- A rich source of antioxidants
- Nutrients including folic acid, Vitamin B6, fibre, manganese, potassium, Vitamin C and iron
- Contains high quality beetroot extract
- Beetroot has been used in medicinal food and recent research