Beetroot is a taproot portion of a beet plant, considered as a vegetable. They can be sliced and dried in the oven at 40-50 degrees Celsius for 4-5 hours. Beetroot powder is made from the dehydrated beetroots, ground to a pinkish-red fine powder. Beetroot powder is made in four different forms such as fermented powdered beetroots, whole powdered beetroots, powdered beetroot juice, and concentrated beetroot powder. All forms of beetroot powder contain different content of sugar and nitrates.
Beetroot powder comes in four forms such as fermented powdered beetroot, whole powdered beetroot, powdered beetroot juice and concentrated beetroot powder extract. Choose any of them according to the requirement.
Those who have kidney disease should avoid consuming beetroot powder as it has levels of nitrates. High consumption of beetroot powder may cause kidney stones.(2)
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