Beets are a root vegetable that are known for their dark red colour. The leaves of beets can also be eaten either raw or cooked. Beets are a source of folic acid, vitamin C and potassium. Potassium is important for the health of your bones, kidneys and muscles.
Beet greens can be used like any salad green, make sure to rinse well before eating. Use raw in salads, smoothies or as garnish. You can cook beet greens in stir-fries or soups.