These beet facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including beets in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include beet in your diet.
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Dietary Fiber, Folate, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin C, Iron and Magnesium
The nutritional value and health benefits of beet means that it's good for:
- Maintaining good general health
- Losing weight
Don't eat too much beet if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of beet.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Canned Beetroot||5 slices (100g)||14||4||0||270|
|Fresh Beetroot - peeled, boiled||2 slices (100g)||5||1.5||0||105|
|Beetroot Raw - grated||30g||2.5||1||0||50|