Can We Eat Beetroot and Egg Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat beetroot and egg together or one after another. Because there is no scientific proof that they have any negative effects on the body or mind.

Beetroot and egg both are healthy foods.

Beetroot contains folate, fiber, vitamin C and other minerals, while egg has protein, fat, choline, vitamin B12 and other nutrients.

According to Ayurveda, beetroot and egg have different qualities and effects on the body and mind.

Beetroot is sweet, cooling and sattvic (pure), while egg is unctuous, heating and rajasic (stimulating).

Therefore, eating them together may cause imbalance in the doshas (biological energies) and affect the digestion and mental state.

But according to science, there is no evidence that beetroot and egg have any harmful interactions or adverse effects when consumed together.

In fact, some studies suggest that beetroot may enhance the exercise performance and cardiovascular health of people who eat eggs.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first. If after eating beetroot and egg together you experience any discomfort, such as bloating, gas, nausea, or headache, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of beetroot and egg you consume.

Because too much of anything can be harmful, and you need to balance your intake of other nutrients as well.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose fresh, organic, and free-range products.

Because they have more nutritional value, less pesticides, and less environmental impact.

You can store them in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Do not store them in direct sunlight, heat, or moisture, as they may spoil faster.

Finally, remember, beetroot is a great source of antioxidants, fiber, and folate, which can help prevent anemia, lower blood pressure, and support liver health.

Egg is a complete protein, which can help build and repair muscles, support brain function, and regulate hormones.

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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