Benefits of Beetroot
Prevents Birth Defects
100 grams of beet root provides 27% of the RDA for folic acid known to prevent various birth defects in babies. The beetroot taste is described as sweet, earthy and tender to eat. It is grown in the ground and is related to turnips, swedes and sugar beet. Beetroot has featured in recipes from top chefs including Jamie Oliver and Heston Blumenthal.