The beetroot is the taproot portion of a beet plant, usually known in North America as beets while the vegetable is referred to as beetroot in British English, and also known as the table beet, garden beet, red beet, dinner beet or golden beet. Usually the deep purple roots of beets are eaten boiled, roasted, or raw, and either alone or combined with any salad vegetable. The green, leafy portion of the beet is also edible. The young leaves can be added raw to salads, whilst the mature leaves are most commonly served boiled or steamed, in which case they have a taste and texture similar to spinach. Beetroot can be roasted, boiled or steamed, peeled, and then eaten warm with or without butter as a delicacy; cooked, pickled, and then eaten cold as a condiment; or peeled, shredded raw, and then eaten as a salad. Pickled beets are a traditional food in many countries. In addition to bringing a pop of color to your plate, beets are highly nutritious and packed with essential vitamins, minerals, and plant compounds, many of which have medicinal properties. What’s more, they’re delicious and easy to add to your diet in dishes like balsamic roasted beets, hummus, fries, and salads, among many others.
Organic Beet Root Powder is a whole-food powerhouse of important vitamins, minerals, and micro-nutrients. They are rich in iron, potassium, magnesium, A, C, B1, B2, B3, B6, calcium, copper, phosphorus, sodium, iodine, Riboflavin, Thiamine, protein, and fiber. It can improve athletic performance, fights inflammation, improves digestive health and balances energy intake. One teaspoon of beetroot powder is equivalent to one beet. You can use one-two teaspoons up to four times a day. It is an amazing smoothie additive and natural colorant. Beet powder may be encapsulated.