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Beetroot Vegetable Ingrediants

by Krishkarthik
Beet Greens vegtable Pictures | Food Caste



Beetroot

NOTES

Beet greens are young, leafy tops of the beetroot plant. Indeed, beet tops carry more minerals, vitamins and health benefiting pigment antioxidants than its taproot, and yet they come as one of the very low calories leafy-greens. Although its top greens can be gathered at any stage of plant growth, they are at their best while the plant is young, and its stems are soft and tender.

Botanically, beet is a tuberous taproot belonging to the major Amaranthaceae family, in the subfamily of Betoideae. Its scientific name is Beta vulgaris. Sugar beet, Mangelwurzel, and Swiss chard are other close members of the Betoideae subfamily.

Beta vulgaris plant is a cool season crop and grows best under organic-rich, loamy, well-drained soil. Root-beet is an underground fleshy taproot from which leaves emerge directly from its crown with long, stem-like petioles.

The beet plant reaches about 1 to 2 feet in height. Depending upon the cultivar type, its long-petioled leaves may feature pink, light green, white and crimson red veins and broad, deep-green succulent leaves. Its top-greens most sought-after while young, tender and crispy.

HEALTH BENEFITS

  • BOOST IMMUNITY
  • IMPROVE EYE HEALTH
  • STRENGTHEN
  • BONESLOWER
  • BLOOD PRESSURE AND
  • BOOST CARDIOVASCULAR FUNCTION
  • IMPROVE MENTAL HEALTH
  • BOOST BLOOD HEALTH
  • IMPROVE DIGESTIVE HEALTH
  • PROMOTE HEALTHY TEETH
  • HELP CREATE HEALTHY SKIN
  • SUPPORT A HEALTHY PREGNANCY AND PRE-NATAL CARE

NUTRITION

Calories 2 Kcal./cup

Major nutrients

  • Vitamin K (9.08%)
  • Vitamin B9 (2.50%)
  • Iron (1.88%)
  • Vitamin A (1.71%)
  • Vitamin C (1.67%)

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