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Timeline PhotosBeet Rx- Because beets contain important minerals, they can be very alkalizing to an acidic system. Beet juice might be able to help dissolve inorganic calcium salts, which have made a home in your arteries and blood vessels. By acting as a bit of a solvent, beetroot juice appears to be able to help people break up these calcium deposits and may be useful for those with high blood pressure, heart trouble, and varicose veins. The high content of iron is helpful for rebuilding up red blood cells and improving symptoms of anemia. There is also reason to believe that beets may be beneficial to people with jaundice, hepatitis, biliary problems, irritable bowel, and chronic diarrhea.