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Red table beets (Beta vulgaris var. rubra L.) is the deep red side dish known for its great taste and tendency to stain clothes. The root portion of this crop is loaded with complex carbohydrates, unique phytoactive compounds, essential vitamins and essential minerals. Eating beets and other vegetables improves your food quality score (FQS).
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- Color of Food Overview
- Fruits and Vegetables
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