beet is a plant with a rounded fleshy taproot. Cultivars of the beet
are all related to the orginal Sea
Beet, a maritime salt-tolerant plant of North West Europe.
are cooked or pickled and eaten cold. The red
color in the beet roots (betacyanin)
causes red urine and feces in some people who are unable to break it down.
information (beetroot/table beet)
contain good amounts of vitamin C in the roots, and
the tops are an excellent source of vitamin A. They are also high
in folate, and
soluble and insoluble dietary fiber and several
average sized cup (250 ml) of sliced beets will contain:
- Dietary Fiber
- Folate 53.2
- Phosphorus 32
- Potassium 259
- Protein 1.5g
tomato tuna with baby beets.
recipes include borscht.