Beetroot contains plenty of vitamins and minerals vital to the immune system, bones and nervous system. It also contains folate, vital to healthy pregnancies by reducing the risk of birth defects. The beetroot’s sweet taste reflects their high sugar content – indeed, beets are a primary raw material in the production of refined sugar. Raw beetroot has a crunchy texture and turns soft and buttery when cooked.
Beetroot’s sweet taste reflects their high sugar content, which makes beets an important source for the production of refined sugar. Raw beet roots have a crunchy texture that turns soft and buttery when they are cooked.