September is Heart Awareness Month. This incredibly important initiative shines a spotlight on heart disease and highlights the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.
The good news is that heart disease can often be prevented when people take proactive
action and make healthy eating a part of their day-to-day lives. But what exactly is healthy
eating? It's more than just counting calories. It's about making clever choices and
understanding that what we put into our bodies can have a very real impact on our physical
But with so much information out there, and so many choices, where do you begin? Begin with KOO Beetroot! Beetroot has been gaining in popularity as a new super food due to a number of studies that have shown it may be an effective way to combat cardiovascular conditions.
Beetroot is high in natural nitrates, which are converted into nitric oxide in your body. Nitric oxide, in turn, helps to relax and dilate your blood vessels, resulting in improved blood flow and lowering blood pressure.
So be heart-smart and add KOO Beetroot to your life. Available in Sliced Beetroot, and Grated & Spiced Beetroot, you'll discover that being heart-healthy tastes delicious.
For a little inspiration take a look at our versatile and vibrant beetroot recipes and keep an eye on our Facebook page because one lucky fan will win a copy of Jamie Oliver's awesome 'Super Food Family Classics'. It'll bring exciting healthy eating to the heart of your home.