Beet Messages

 

Last week we talked about promoting arugula as a delicious, spicy green that goes well either raw in a salad or cooked in a pasta dish. The natural flavor complement to arugula is a sweet beet. Check out these fantastic facts about beets by Lisa Andrews, MEd, RD, LD, and use them in  your social messaging. Beets are in season now in many stores.

  • Beets are not just the canned pickled vegetable your mom served you growing up. There’s lots to love about this earthy root vegetable.
  • Beets are not just red. Golden beets are also available and equally nutritious.
  • Beets are a good source of fiber, which helps to keep you feeling fuller, longer.
  • Beets are also an excellent source of folate, a B vitamin linked with reduction of homocysteine.
  • Beets contain nitrous oxide, which turns to nitric acid in the body. Nitric acid relaxes blood vessels, which aids in blood pressure reduction and muscle recovery.
  • Beets can be roasted or grilled and served as a side dish or chopped fresh and added to salads.

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