AS-IT-IS Beetroot Powder for Athletic Performance - 250g
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- 100% pure/natural/chemical-free/preservative-free
- Effective in increasing blood nitric oxide concentration
- Boosts muscle efficiency through its effect of vasodilation
- Enhances oxygen supply to working muscles
- Helps reduce fatigue, recovery time & boosts athletic performance
- Improves delivery of nutrients to muscles & powers a strenuous workout
- Improved delivery of blood to brain enables better focus during workouts
- Reduces muscle soreness resulting after intense training
- Mix 1-2 tsp beetroot powder with water/smoothies/protein shakes & consume
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Benefits of Beetroot Powder
- HAS EXCEPTIONAL NUTRITIONAL VALUE: Beetroot (Beta vulgaris) powder has been a growing interest for its potential utility as a dietary supplement. Beetroot is a rich source of phytochemical compounds such as ascorbic acid, carotenoids, phenolic acids, flavonoids, proteins, carbs, minerals, and unique phytoconstituents, which offer a varied array of health benefits.
- EASY TO INCORPORATE INTO YOUR DIET: Beetroot powder benefits are identical to that of regular beets. The powder form is much more convenient and versatile to incorporate into your diet, especially if you run an active lifestyle and don’t have time to peel the raw one. You can easily add a few scoops of beetroot powder to your smoothies, protein shakes, oatmeal, and soups to reap its benefits.
- COMBATS EXERCISE-INDUCED OXIDATIVE STRESS: As per studies, the antioxidant capacity of beetroot juices is far greater than more well-known vegetable juices. Muscle damage sustained during an intense workout induces short-term oxidative stress, which can persist for several days until the redox balance is restored. Consumption of beetroot juice may serve useful owing to its efficacy as a potent antioxidant.
- BEETROOT POWDER BOOSTS STAMINA: Beetroot powder is beneficial to fitness freaks and athletes aiming to improve sports performances. Owing to its high concentrations of nitrate, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity, beetroot powder has an impact on oxygen delivery to skeletal muscles, muscle efficiency, tolerance, and endurance, thus making a positive impact on sports performance.
- HELPS REDUCE RECOVERY TIME: Regular consumption of beetroot serves as a dietary nitrate supplementation to support high-intensity exercise. Not only does beetroot increase oxygen transport during exercise, but also boosts the supply of oxygen and other nutrients your hard-worked muscles need to recover after exercise.
- MAY PROMOTE SKIN & HAIR HEALTH: Beetroot ranks among the ten most potent vegetables with respect to the antioxidant property. Beetroot powder owing to its nutrient-dense property, ability to boost oxygen levels in the body, helps moisturize the skin, reduces fine lines, wrinkles, dark circles. Massaging beetroot powder on the scalp helps reduce dandruff, prevents thinning of hair, and promotes hair health.
- MAY HELP BOOST COGNITIVE FUNCTION: One of the major triggers for the decline in the normal functioning of cognitive function is mediated by the diminished capacity of the body to generate NO. A diminished NO level may impair the normal function of cerebral energy metabolism, which over a period of time may induce cognitive deficits. No generator like beetroot has the potential to improve cognitive function. Beet juice may help in the prevention of heart stroke & heart diseases, beet may improve exercise performance.
- CONFORMS TO NADA /WADA: Free from any doping ingredients as per NADA / WADA
Frequently Asked Questions on Beetroot Powder
WHAT IS BEETROOT POWDER?
Beetroot powder is nothing but the powdered form of beets. The root of the plant Beta Vulgaris is used to make this herbal powder. Beetroot powder is obtained from dried (dehydrated) beetroots by grinding them or milling them. Beets are a rich source of fiber, folate, potassium, phytochemicals, bioactive compounds like betalains, flavonoids, polyphenols, and saponins. Beetroots are nutritionally dense and are health-promoting functional food. Beetroots have a high content of dietary nitrate, which the body converts to biologically active nitric oxide. Beetroot powder is versatile, convenient, nutritionally dense, just a teaspoon of beetroot powder is equivalent to an entire beet. The use of beetroot powder is a great way to avail the health-promoting benefits of the veggie. AS-IT-IS beetroot powder is 100% pure, natural, raw, free of preservatives, chemicals, and has exceptional nutritive value.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF BEETROOT POWDER?
Beetroot powder boosts the healthy circulation of blood and oxygen, reduces inflammation, boosts stamina, endurance. Beetroot powder is low in calories and fat, contains concentrated levels of nitrate, and is a good source of dietary minerals and fiber. Beetroot powder with its nitrate content helps enhance the athletic performance, efficiency of mitochondria. Beetroot powder may improve digestive health by promoting healthy gut bacteria, support cognition, and mental function by increasing blood flow to the brain. Beetroot powder also offers cosmetic benefits, it can be used for natural skin and hair care.
SHOULD I REFRIGERATE BEETROOT POWDER AFTER OPENING THE PACK?
Beetroot powder is not required to be refrigerated after opening the pack. It is best suggested to be stored in the original zip-lock pouch or transfer the contents of the pack into an airtight container and store it away from contact with sunlight or moisture.
WHAT IS THE SHELF LIFE OF BEETROOT POWDER?
Beetroot powder can last for a year (12months) from the date of repacking as mentioned on the backside of the pack. It is advised to store the beetroot powder in an airtight condition to avoid entry of direct sunlight or moisture and to preserve the nutrition intact.
IS THE PRODUCT GLUTEN-FREE?
Yes, our beetroot powder is gluten-free, preservative, and chemical-free. The product is 100% pure, raw, and does not contain dairy, yeast, corn, sugar.
WHO SHOULD AVOID BEETROOT/BEETROOT POWDER CONSUMPTION?
Beets contain high levels of dietary nitrate which may have a powerful effect on blood pressure. Individuals having low blood pressure or those taking blood pressure medication need to seek advice from a healthcare professional before adding beetroot powder to their diet. For those already prone to kidney stone formation, beetroot powder is not recommended as beets are rich in oxalates, which may contribute to kidney stone formation and further worsen the condition in them. Consuming beet powder in optimum dosage as suggested on the pack will definitely not cause any harm to individuals without kidney issues.
IS BEETROOT POWDER GOOD FOR SKIN HEALTH?
Beetroot powder is rich in antioxidants, carotenoids, iron, and nutrients which works excellent on the skin. Beetroot powder when applied as a face mask, helps to prevent skin pigmentation, wrinkles improve dark circles under the eyes. A teaspoon of beetroot powder when mixed with curds and applied on the skin, helps dry acne without leaving scars, brightens and purifies the skin. Beetroot powder helps replenish dead skin cells, fight free radical damage on the skin, stimulates healthy blood flow in the skin, details the skin, and promotes soft, supple skin.
HOW TO CONSUME BEETROOT POWDER?
Beetroot powder contains nitrates as the main bioactive element, it is one of the common supplemental sources of dietary nitrates. Beetroot powder benefits are identical to that of regular beets and beet powder is much more convenient and versatile to incorporate into your diet especially if you run an active lifestyle and don’t have the time to peel the raw one. Beetroot powder can be easily added to puree, smoothie, salads, curries, oatmeals, soups, dosa, idli batter or several dishes as you go about your day. You can easily add a few scoops of beetroot powder to your beverages, protein shakes, milkshakes, water, fruit juice or herbal drink to reap the benefits of a natural nitrate source.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF BEETROOT FOR HAIR HEALTH?
Owing to the carotenoids, antioxidants, and nitrates present in beets, the beetroot powder works as the best herbal hair conditioner. When used as hair pack, beetroot powder allows for better circulation in the scalp, nourishes hair follicles, reduces dandruff, strengthens hair strands, prevents thinning and breakage of hair. Beetroot powder can be mixed with henna, curds, amla powder, black tea, lemon juice and applied as a hair pack once a week to improve hair health, give your hair a natural, healthy shine.
HOW DOES BEETROOT PRODUCE NITRIC OXIDE?
The production of nitric oxide (NO) by beetroots depends on the entero-salivary circulation of nitrate without involving NOS (nitric oxide synthase) activity. Once in the body, the nitrate (NO3) in beets is reduced to nitrite (NO2) by anaerobic bacteria in the oral cavity by the action of the nitrate reductase enzyme. Nitrite is then converted to nitric oxide (NO) by stomach acid. Our saliva plays a big role in the conversion of nitrate to nitrite, so it is advised for you to avoid brushing your teeth or chewing gum, or using mouthwash around supplementation with beetroot powder (to avoid interference with the conversion process).
DOES BEETROOT POWDER BOOST STAMINA?
Yes. Beetroot powder owing to its rich concentration of nitrates, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity has an impact on muscle efficiency and stamina. Nitrates in beetroot powder get converted into nitric oxide which helps lower blood pressure by relaxing your blood vessels and as a result, increases stamina by promoting better circulation of oxygen and blood throughout the body. Beetroot powder is particularly beneficial to athletes, fitness freaks, those aiming to improve athletic performance, people with hypertension and people leading busy lifestyles.
HOW IS THE TASTE OF BEETROOT POWDER?
Beetroot powder tastes exactly like beets, it has an earthy taste with a tint of sweetness that is not overpowering.
DOES BEETROOT POWDER HELP REDUCE EXERCISE RECOVERY TIME?
Yes. The improved nutrient and oxygen uptake after exercise, along with the rich antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of beets play a role in reducing muscle soreness after intense training. The boosted blood flow to the muscles facilitates mitochondrial aerobic energy generation. When the hard-worked muscles receive the required nutrients they need to repair, it helps in faster muscle recovery from post-workout.
IS USING BEETROOT POWDER A MORE CONVENIENT OPTION THAN BEETS?
Yes, using beetroot powder is a much more convenient and versatile option to use than whole beets. 1tsp beetroot powder equals one whole beet. Beetroot powder is made by dehydrating whole beets and grinding/milling them into a fine powder. If you run out of time in your active lifestyle, using beetroot powder will make your life simpler. You don’t have to peel the beetroots or cook them to experience their myriad benefits. While it may get practically impossible for you to eat pounds of whole beets daily, beetroot powders will give the exact same nutrient benefits as whole beets, just without the water content. This means you’ll still get all the fiber, protein, calcium, potassium, iron, antioxidants, and phytonutrients with beetroot powder, without needing to consume pounds of veggie.
DOES BEETROOT POWDER HELP IMPROVE MUSCULAR ENDURANCE?
Yes, during aerobic exercise like cycling, running, swimming, cardio workouts, your muscles require substantial oxygen to function properly. The better oxygen availability to working muscles will allow you to push yourself harder without fatiguing. Dietary nitrate supplementation is great at producing ergogenic effects due to the improvement of mitochondrial oxygen efficiency through a reduction in oxygen cost of exercise. Vasodilation causes oxygen and nutrients to swiftly reach the muscles, thus contributing to enhanced endurance.
DOES BEETROOT POWDER BOOST CIRCULATION?
Yes, nitrates are the key components in beetroots that contribute to improving nitric oxide levels. The vasodilation effect promoted by nitric oxide in beets has an effect on blood vessel dilation. By dilating blood vessels, beets contribute to improving your blood pressure, placing less strain on your heart to pump blood to power a strenuous workout. The vasodilation effect help deliver more oxygen, nutrients, and clear waste products from your hard-working muscles, allowing you to work out longer and harder. The improved delivery of blood to the brain aids in better function and improved focus during your workouts.
DOES BEETROOT POWDER DELAY TIME TO EXHAUSTION OR FATIGUE?
Consuming beetroot powder can increase time to exhaustion by improving cardiovascular performance and contributing to maximum oxygen uptake by muscles. Nitric oxide’s ability to increase blood flow increases the amount of oxygen and nutrients delivered to muscles. Since oxygen is the powering factor of aerobic exercise, better oxygen delivery to your muscles means better muscle performance and delayed exhaustion.
IS BEETROOT POWDER SUITABLE FOR NON-ATHLETES?
Definitely yes, one need not be a professional athlete to take advantage of the ergogenic benefits of beetroot powder. Beetroot powder is sustainable, versatile, convenient, and an inexpensive source of nutrients. Beetroot powder contains concentrated levels of nitrates which help improve blood flow and nutrient delivery in the body. Besides the benefits of enhanced stamina, beetroot powder benefits overall health. Beets are rich in a group of antioxidants, known as betalain, they have been linked to reducing oxidative stress, inflammation, which benefit immune health, cardiovascular, and brain health. Beetroot powder can give you a nutrient boost, help maintain healthy circulation, improves stamina, endurance which help us to stay active and energetic.
DOES BEETROOT POWDER HELP IN CONSTIPATION?
Yes, beetroot powder may help relieve constipation as it is rich in fibre that helps regulate digestive process and assist in easing the bowel movement. Beetroot powder contains 20g dietary fibre or 71% DV. Dietary fibre bypasses digestion, absorbs water and forms a gel-like substance that adds bulk to your stool. This helps in smooth bowel movements and prevents digestive conditions like constipation.
WHAT IS THE BENEFIT OF BEETROOT POWDER FOR THE IMMUNE SYSTEM?
Beetroot powder is a powerhouse of nutrition and offers amazing benefits to immune system. Beetroot powder is a rich source of antioxidants and ensures a strong defense against bacteria, viruses, and infections. With its good source of fibre, beetroot powder helps promote good bacteria in the gut, which is key to healthy immune function. Beets are packed with folate which improves the formation of red blood cells in the body. Beetroot powder protects the cells and tissues from free radical damage, it detoxifies the liver and promotes healthy circulation of oxygen and nutrients all of which help strengthen the immune defense.
CAN BEETROOT POWDER HELP DETOX THE BODY?
Yes, beetroot powder is a natural detoxifier that helps remove toxins out of the body. Beets contain a group of phytonutrients, called betalains which encourage the production of enzymes involved in detoxification. The detox enzymes protect the cellular molecules from attack by reactive electrophiles. Beets enable your liver to detoxify toxins more effectively, so the body can maintain good energy levels.
IS BEETROOT POWDER GOOD FOR WEIGHT LOSS?
Beetroot powder may help with weight loss as it packs in a good amount of fiber, which can promote satiety and reduce your calorie intake. Beets are low in calories and virtually contain no fat making it a great option for your morning smoothie to fuel your body with nutrients. Beets are rich in phytonutrients, contain a good amount of proteins, it helps improve bowel function and metabolism. Beetroot powder alone cannot be relied upon for weight loss, it can only assist the process of weight loss, you must understand that the chief requisite for weight loss is consuming low calories and exercising regularly.
WHO SHOULD CHOOSE TO CONSUME BEETROOT POWDER?
Beetroot powder is a more convenient way to enjoy the health benefits of nutrient-dense veggie. Beetroot powder encourages blood flow, it is a natural source of energy and stamina. Beets help lower blood pressure, boost detox, aids in the efficient delivery of nutrients to muscles. Beetroot powder is suitable for athletes looking to improve their performance or anyone who wants to stay active and fit in a natural way.
I DO REGULAR WORKOUTS, WHAT IS THE BEST TIME TO CONSUME BEETROOT POWDER?
While there are no official guidelines, the general recommendation is you can preload on beetroot powder an hour before your workout or before your sports event to build up the nitric oxide levels in your blood. You can mix 1-2 tsp beetroot powder with water, smoothies, protein shakes, energy drinks, or sprinkle on salads, curries, and consume.
DO BEETS CAUSE BLOOD SUGAR SPIKES?
Beets are loaded with phytochemicals that have been demonstrated to have a regulating effect on insulin and glucose in humans. As per clinical research, beets although contain natural sugars, these sugars do not convert into glucose fast, the process happens slowly and steadily. This delayed action causes the absence of a spike in blood sugar levels. Beets digest slowly due to their good content of fibre. It has been shown by studies that beets effectively postpone the postprandial glycemic response and decrease blood sugar spikes. Yet, diabetics are suggested to take advice from a healthcare professional before using beetroot powder.
HOW DOES BEETROOT POWDER BENEFIT EXERCISE PERFORMANCE?
Beetroot juice is beneficial to athletes and fitness freaks aiming to improve sports performance. The nutrient rich beets offer ergogenic benefits through their potent antioxidant and vasodilation properties. Nitric oxide (NO) produced by beets improves vasodilation, muscle efficiency, tolerance, and endurance. Muscle damage sustained during intense exercise induces short-term oxidative stress which can last for several days, consumption of beetroot juice/powder owes beneficial in restoring the redox balance. Its anti-inflammatory activity has an impact on oxygen delivery to skeletal muscles, the nitrates appear to reduce the VO2 max without affecting exercise performance. Consumption of beetroot powder/juice helps improve your muscle power output, helps you run faster and longer with less perceived exertion.
DOES BEETROOT POWDER INTERACT WITH MEDICATION?
There is limited evidence in regards to the adverse effects and tolerance issues of beetroot juice. The available research studies suggest that the beneficial properties of beetroot can be profoundly affected by medications imposing undesirable interaction with metabolism. Beeturia or excretion of pink urine following beetroot consumption may occur due to the presence of unmetabolized betalain pigments in the urine. Studies are required to be conducted on beetroot interaction with creatine, caffeine, beta alanine and to evaluate its long-term efficacy and safety.