Abby Campbell via NaturalHealth365 – Did you know that the benefits of beet juice include fighting cancer? In fact, beetroots have been used as a treatment for cancer in Europe for centuries. The modern interest in using beetroot as a treatment for cancer started in the 1920s when two German doctors named Farberse and Schoenenberger used beetroot to treat cancer patients.
In the early 1930s, a Hungarian professor carried out experiments to show that beetroots improved the health of cancer patients.
So How Does Beet Juice Help Kill Cancer Cells?
Beet juice helps to detoxify and protect our cells with much-needed (easily absorbed) nutrients and oxygen. Even athletes are beginning to understand the importance of nutrient-dense liquids by incorporating beet juice into their training routines for better physical performance.
Some breakthrough studies have shown that the same characteristics in beets help athletes perform better – help cancer patients reverse their condition. The link between oxygen and cancer is well known, and beets can increase oxygen, within the blood, by 400 percent while helping to eliminate waste products.
The Ferenczi’s Effect is named after the man who discovered a tumor-inhibiting effect of a flavonoid (betazyane) in beets – which proved that beets could increase oxygen intake within the cells while protecting the levels of vitamin C – another great anti-cancer nutrient.
One of the antitumor effects of beetroot juice is explained by its high iron content, designed to regenerate red blood corpuscles that supply cancer cells with more oxygen. This higher oxygen content improves cellular respiration – which helps to kill cancer cells.
Beets are considered one of the best cleansing foods. Their main accomplishment is to detoxify the kidneys, liver, and lymph system while promoting the regeneration of new (healthy) cells.
Building Up Your Health With Beet Juice
Beet juice improves the function of many systems in the body, and by doing this, the body can prevent and reverse many health conditions – including cancer. In addition, beet juice prevents and treats anemia; it improves lymphatic circulation, supports liver function, and helps get rid of fatigue issues.
Beets are an excellent source of calcium, iron, vitamins A and C, folic acid, manganese, potassium, and betaine, giving beetroots their purple color. The main function of betaine is to reduce the concentrations of homocysteine in the body.
A high homocysteine level is thought to cause atherosclerosis and osteoporosis while harming the blood vessels. Remember, when your homocysteine levels are too high – your risk for disease is higher due to increased cellular inflammation.
In addition, high levels of homocysteine contribute to the rising rates of heart disease, stroke, dementia, and peripheral vascular disease. In contrast, high levels are often found in breast and colon cancer patients.
Betaine helps the liver and kidneys recycle the amino acid methionine to maintain the body’s store of SAM-e, which is used in the body for cellular growth and repair. Both of these are necessary for keeping the cells dividing in a healthy manner.
SAM-e is involved in the biosynthesis of several hormones and neurotransmitters that affect mood. Studies have shown that the elderly who suffer from osteoarthritis, depression, and liver disorders usually have low levels of SAM-e.
Betaine also helps the liver process fat preventing the accumulation of fat in the liver. A fatty liver keeps the liver from functioning as it should. And, as we all know, the liver is our first line of defense against cancer, and it has to be functioning properly to prevent and help reverse any cancerous condition.
If You Want to Eliminate the Threat of Cancer, Change Your Bio-Terrain
With all the cutting-edge nutrients out there, science has proven (beyond a shadow of a doubt) that beet juice is a powerful promoter of optimal health. It has the ability to promote longevity at the cellular level. With its cardiovascular and immune protective benefits – beet juice delivers invaluable benefits for those that consume it.
Don’t let Western medicine brainwash you into believing your only choice is surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation. A world of science proves that a healthy mindset, nutrient-dense foods, and a strong immune system are the best ways to defeat cancer.
Keep in mind; beetroot is such a powerful detoxifier that it is advised not to drink it straight but mix it with other juices to soften its effect. Beet, carrot, apple is a delicious way to get started. Naturally, it’s always smart to work with a trusted healthcare provider when dealing with cancer.
If you want to learn more about the joys of juicing – I suggest you look up the work of Linda Kordich Loveday. Linda has been teaching people about the value of juicing for decades and is a true gift to the world.
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