Beetroot also known as Beets, is packed with nutrition with less Calories.
Betanin which gives beets their colour, is a potent antioxidant. They contain a bit of almost all the vitamins and minerals that you need.
Beets also contain inorganic pigments, both of which is plant compound that have a number of health benefits. They also contain vitamin K (blood clotting properties) and calcium.
Beetroot is becoming more and more popular among athletes as it has been shown to lower blood pressure and boost stamina. This is because it contains high levels of nitrates, which are converted to nitric oxide in the body.
An Athlete or not, this helps relax blood vessels, improve blood flow and circulation.
So go ahead and add Beets to your diet.