Beetroots, commonly known as beets, are a popular root vegetable used in many cuisines around the world.

Beets are packed with essential vitamins, minerals and plant compounds, some of which have medicinal properties.

Whats more, they are delicious and easy to add to your diet.

This article lists 9 health benefits of beets, all supported by science.

1. Many Nutrients in Few Calories

2. Help Keep Blood Pressure in Check

3. Can Improve Athletic Performance

4. May Help Fight Inflammation

5. May Improve Digestive Health

6. May Help Support Brain Health

7. May Have Some Anti-Cancer Properties

8. May Help You Lose Weight

9. Delicious and Easy to Include in Your Diet