Beet red calorie

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Beta vulgaris L. ssp.vulgaris conv.vulgaris, provar.eonditiva (Alefs.) Helm.This somewhat forgotten vegetable has received increasing attention.

person should consume each year to 10 kg of beets.Quality beets should be a deep red color, preferably without the light circles.The form of this type of beet may be flat, roundish, cylindrical, when most of the root protruding from the ground.


Here are the contents of nutrients (calories, protein, fat, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals) per 100 grams of edible portion.
Nutritional value
Calories 42 kcal Protein 1.5 g

Fat 0.1 g Carbohydrates 8.8 g

Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
Organic acid 0.1 g Water 86 g

mono- and di-8.7 g Starch 0.1 g

Ash 1 g

Vitamins Vitamin PP 0,2 mg
beta-carotene 0.01 mg
Vitamin A (RE) 2 mcg
Vitamin B1 (thiamine) 002 mg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 0.04 mg
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic)
0.1 mg Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) 0.07 mg
Vitamin B9 (folic) 13 mcg
Vitamin C 10 mg
Vitamin E (TE) 0.1 mg
Vitamin PP (niacin equivalent)

0.4 mg

Macronutrients Calcium 37 mg Magnesium 22 mg

Sodium 46 mg Potassium 288 mg

Phosphorus 43 mg 43 mg Chlorine

Sulfur 7 mg

Iron 1.4 mg Zinc 0.425 mg

iodine 7 g
Copper 140 mcg Manganese 0,66 mg

Chromium 20 mcg
Fluorine 20 mcg Molybdenum 10 mcg

Bor 280 mcg
Vanadium 70 mcg Cobalt 2
Nickel 14 mcg 453 mcg

Energy beet value is 42 kcal.

root crop contains about 90% water, 7% sugar.The body beet participates in the neutralization of its high mineral content - 250 mg% sodium and 130 mg% potassium, 40 mg% of calcium, and it has magnesium, trace elements from attaching rubidium and cesium.Important content of dyes - anthocyanins, affect the elasticity of blood vessels.Beet contains vitamins - 8% 15 mg vitamin C (in its leaves longer), there is also vitamin B1 and others.Very valuable content in beets betaine, which prevents the formation of sclerosis of blood vessels and stimulates the activity of the liver.

The beet has been a slight amount of junk oxalic acid, so it is not recommended to use every day more than 500 grams of beets, usually useful to use on a daily basis about 150 g beet.

Beetroot has a diuretic effect, promotes the release of salt from the body, and excites the activity of the stomach and intestines.As the treatment of vascular sclerosis recommended daily drinking raw beet juice in the amount of 50-100 grams in 10 days.

Beets grow well in the garden, sowing it in the beds in the period from May to the end of June.To flesh was tender, beets should receive enough water, in other ways it is not capricious.You can not abuse the nitrogenous fertilizers.We have grown "Betina" grade and "Renova".Most often used beet salads, delicious craft - beetroot soup, side dishes to meat.