These satisfying and filling vegetables also happen to be low in calories with zero trans and saturated fats. They contain sodium, magnesium, calcium, iron, phosphorate and plenty of healthy carbohydrates, which will energize your body and get you ready for the day. Even beet leaves are known for their health benefits; the leaves are known to cure garlic breath and in ancient times it was said Hippocrates used the leaves as binding for wounds.

Selection Process

Be sure to select small, firm, well-rounded and uniformly-sized beets. The skin should be smooth, deep red and unblemished. Always gently wash your beets before cooking them or adding them to your NutriBlasts.

Beets are in food groups: Roots, Tubers, Goosefoot

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 beet (2" dia) (82.0 g)

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 35.3

% Daily Value*

Total fat 0.1g 0.2%

Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.1%

Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%

Sodium 64.0mg 0.0%

Total Carbs 7.8g 2.6%

Dietary Fiber 2.3g 9.2%

Sugars 5.5g

Alcohol 0.0g

Protein 1.3g

Vitamin A 0.5% Vitamin C 6.7%
Calcium 1.3% Iron 3.6%
Vitamin D 0.0% Vitamin E 0.1%
Vitamin K 0.2% Thiamin 1.7%
Riboflavin 1.9% Niacin 1.4%
Vitamin B-6 2.7% Folate 22.3%
Vitamin B-12 0.0% Panto. acid 1.3%
Phosphorus 3.3% Magnesium 4.7%
Zinc 1.9% Selenium 0.8%
Copper 3.1% Manganese 13.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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