Beetroot Juice – a simple healthy drink

beetroot juice

Beetroot as it looks, is a gorgeous red vegetable and has variety of health benefits to add to its crown. Also known as beet, it is a super veggie which will cleanse your body, purify blood, increase lactation, boost your stamina, fight infections and has anti-cancer properties. In this recipe, I will explain a simple method to prepare beetroot juice. This can support your pregnancy and feeding miraculously.

Like every other food, beetroot juice consumption has its own pros and cons . I have mentioned a few of them in the recipe. Being a pregnant or feeding mom, you need to be more careful about what you consume, as it can effect / affect your twins.

So it is better to consult with your medical practitioner before taking beetroot juice. Also discuss about how frequently you can take this.


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Beetroot Juice
A simple but ideal iron booster for pregnant and feeding moms.
beetroot juice
Course Juices
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Juices
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
beetroot juice
  1. Wash and peel the beetroot skin
  2. Shred the beetroot into fine pieces with a grater
  3. Slice the tomato into small pieces
    sliced beetroot tomato
  4. Soak the beetroot and tomato in water for an hour
    soak in water
  5. After one hour use a blender to smash this mixture
    blend mixture
  6. Filter the pulp and extract the juice
    filter pulp
  7. If the juice is thick you can add some water
  8. Add sugar as required
  9. Your gorgeous red beetroot juice is ready.
    beetroot juice
Recipe Notes


  • Bangalore tomato(Indian hybrid) will be best to use.
  • If you don't like the raw beetroot smell, you can add more than one tomato.

Nutrient values


  • is rich in potassium, folic acid, calcium, silica, iron, vitamin A and Vitamin E.
  • has low glycemic index which helps to stabilize your sugar levels and keep them under control.
  • prevents anemia and maintains blood pressure.
  • improves digestion.
  • purifies blood and prevents infection.
  • boosts your immunity.
  • prevents birth defects.
  • increases lactation

Side effects

  • Betaine in beets can cause nausea, diarrhea, vomiting or gastrointestinal issues.
  • Excess intake may cause reddish stools and urine.
  • Might increase possibility to develop kidney stones.
  • May temporarily paralyze the vocal chords.

Please consult with your doctor before taking any new food during pregnancy/feeding.

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About Janani Viswanathan

Janani Viswanathan, is a proud stay @ home mom of twin boys and an ex-software professional. She rejoices her motherhood and spreads the happiness by sharing her experience in raising twin kids. She loves to explore the world of parenting and discover numerous ways to bring up emotionally and physically strong children. If she isn't blogging, then you can presume that her little ones are keeping their mom busy.

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