• Beets are high in manganese (required for healthy bones, liver, kidneys, and pancreas)
  • Beets are high in potassium (helps ensure healthy nerve and muscle function).
  • Foods rich in naturally-occurring nitrates, like beets, improves endurance during exercise.
  • Raw beets contain betaine, a natural anti-inflammatory that helps protect against aging and disease.
  • The phytonutrient that gives beets their rich purplish color is also an anti-cancer compound.
  • The fiber found in beets helps protect against cancer.
  • Beets are high in vitamin C, which boosts the immune system.
  • Beets are high in the B-complex vitamin folate which when consumed by pregnant women have been shown in many studies to reduce the risk of birth defects in the baby.


Red beet quiche

Red beet hummus