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Quinn on Nutrition: What about beets?


It’s beet season in our neighbor’s garden. (Hint, hint…yes, I love homegrown beets!)We call them “beets” here in the U.S. and Canada. In Britain, they are more accurately referred to as “beetroot” since a beet is actually the edible taproot that grows under the ground. Beet greens (the part that grows above the ground) are also edible and highly nutritious.What are beets good for, besides turning our urine and stool red when we eat them? (This is harmless, by the way.

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