Beets, aka beetroot depending on where you are in the world, are a thing of wonder! Considered a superfood, their ruby red flesh is chock full of folate, manganese and fiber. Studies show that they lower blood pressure, improve circulation, help inflammation, and possess a compound that protects against colon cancer. They are also a prebiotic, ie food for good gut bacteria. They're quite tasty, especially when they're in a nourishing beet salad.
The Vegetable You Just Can't Beet