Beetroot: This superfood could protect against Alzheimer’s

New research suggests a compound in the vile root might protect against Alzheimer’s disease, which could be an acceptable reason to eat it despite its revolting flavour, texture, and general je ne sais quoi. “Our data suggest that betanin, a compound in beet extract, shows some promise as an inhibitor of certain chemical reactions in the brain that are involved in the progression of Alzheimer’s disease,” said Dr Li-June Ming, a …

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