Today is B day in the A to Z Superfoods
Did you know :
Beets have ZERO trans fat and ZERO saturated fat.
Beets are high in carbohydrates which makes them a great instant energy source.
Beets contain sodium, magnesium, calcium, iron and phosperous! They are also considered a fiber food and contain vitamins A and C as well as niacin.
Beets contain folic acid which is necessary for the production and maintenance of new cells
Beets are avaialable year round and can be eaten in a multitude of ways; raw, boiled, steamed roasted or sauteed, you can even eat the leaves. Personally as good for you as beet are, they are my 2nd least favorite vegetable - I can only stomach them put through my juicer; its their texture that gets me.