Benefits of Beet Root Juice
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 549 , Segment 3
Episode: National Monuments, Sleep and Aging, Practice Crime Scene
- May 9, 2017 11:00 pm
- 16:55 mins
Guest: Daniel Kim-Shapiro, PhD, Professor and Associate Chair, Physics, Wake Forest University One thing most kids refuse to eat are beets—mainly because they were served either boiled or pickled. There were reports that former president Barack Obama hated beets so much that they weren’t even planted in the White House kitchen garden. But one thing most people wouldn’t consider is that beets can be delicious—when juiced. “Unbeetable” is what Wake Forest University professor Daniel Kim-Shapiro calls the beet juice drink he’s developed. Some preliminary research shows it is not only tasty, but has particular health benefits for people over 55.