Did You Know?
Consuming beets is beneficial for people with diabetes.
Beets lower the risk of common diabetes complications, including nerve damage and eye damage.
1 cup serving of cooked beets contains approximately 75 kcal, 3 g protein, 17 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber (Total carbohydrates: 14g), and < 1 g fat.
Beets are a good source of potassium and folate. They contain other essential vitamins and minerals, including magnesium, iron, phosphorus, and B vitamins.
Research has found that betalains (which give beets their rich red color) have powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects.