Beets

Farm-fresh beets will have firm, smooth skins and non-wilted leaves if still attached. Smaller beets tend to be more tender.

Varieties:

Boldor – known for its bright yellow flesh and sweet flavor!

Nutrient Content
Low calorie, Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Low in sodium, Good source of copper, Good source of manganese 

Dietary Fat & Cancer:
Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Beets are fat free.

Sodium & Hypertension:
Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Beets are low in sodium. Beets, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease:
While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Beets contain no fat, saturated fat or cholesterol.

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