Betanin is a food additive. It is gives red color to the food products and thus is used in coloring meat, ice cream, beverages etc. It is taken out from beetroot juicewhich is very healthy for us. Betanin is a type of antioxidant and provides benefits against certain oxidative and stress related disorders. The more concentrated the beet juice is the healthier it is for human bodies. It also increases red blood cells, maintains proper metabolism and there are many other advantages. This food additive contains a high deal of nitrate that can be hazardous to our health if taken in large quantities.