Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Selection

Choose beets with firm, smooth skins and non-wilted leaves if still attached. Smaller ones are more tender.

Storage

Remove leaves, leaving about an inch of the stems. Use leaves as greens- raw or cooked. Store roots in a plastic bag in refrigerator for up to 3 weeks. Wash before cooking.

Nutrition Benefits

Fat free, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, low sodium, excellent source of folate.

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