We can write a lot about the advantages of eating pickled vegetables. The most popular in our kitchen are pickled cucumbers, but is it worth to stop at just one vegetable?
Pickling vegetables allows you to preserve their nutritional value for a long time. Their low calorie count makes them an ideal snack for people trying to watch their weight. It is also an essential part of vegan and vegetarian diets.
Beets are a significant source of antioxidants. Numerous studies show that their consumption, thanks to the content of flavonoids and polyphenols, lowers blood pressure and increases energy. Regular consumption of pickled beet juice supports the body’s immune system, which lowers the risk of developing chronic diseases. Like all pickles, beets also, support kidney and heart function. Through fermentation and thanks to the addition of vinegar, pickled beets contain natural probiotics, so they work very well for the bacterial flora in the intestines. Adding them to your daily menu will allow you to continuously enjoy a source of vitamin C, B vitamins and manganese.
It is best to consume pickle juice made by yourself. If you buy pickled beet juice, pay attention to the sugar and salt content of the product. These values should be as low as possible.
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