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Less pain, more gain after exercise with beetroot juice

Drinking beetroot juice after exercise reduces muscle soreness and helps your muscles recover, according to new research from Northumbria University, published in this month’s European Journal of Applied Physiology (EJAP). The authors suggested that the nitrates and betalains in beetroot juice, which have been shown to act as antioxidants, might have aided exercise recovery by preserving muscle function and reducing inflammation.

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Beetroot Power Salad

Power through the day

The Beetroot Power Salad is designed to give you the energy and nutrients to help you get the most out of life. It provides at least 3 of your 5 a day portions of fruit and vegetables to help boost your levels of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.

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To juice or not to juice?

Did you know that eating 200g of cooked beetroot provides the same health benefits as drinking 500ml of juice? So whether you are juicer or a snacker you can easily get your 5-a-day with beetroot!

In spring, it is said, a young man’s fancy turns to love. In autumn, the chef’s fancy (whether young or not) turns to the fantastic seasonal produce on offer: root vegetables, game, orchard fruits, truffles, mushrooms. And beetroot. Because beetroot can be a very exciting ingredient. I prize its vibrant red-purple hue (though it comes in a variety of colours) and its sweetness and extraordinary earthiness.

Heston Blumenthal

Although it is simplicity personified, beetroot soup always screams of effort. Maybe it's the colour, or the rich ruby earthiness of it. To me, it's Norway in a bowl.

Sophie Dahl

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Honey and ginger infused beetroot, chickpea and baby kale salad

Featuring baby kale, the new baby leaf tipped to be a big hit this summer, this tasty salad packs a real flavour punch thanks to the infused Honey & Ginger Infused Beetroot. Enjoy on it’s own as a light lunch, or serve with veggie burgers fresh off the BBQ for a simple summer supper.