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As beet has a rich dietary fiber and vitamin content, it is becoming a popular vegetable. The taste is also sweet and it is used as a dessert material. Some people are surprised to eat beets and go to the bathroom. But do not worry. "It is perfectly normal for a person to eat red beets after eating a bit," said Abby Langger, a health professional.
There are three kinds of bits. The outer surface of the red beet is reddish brown and the inside is crimson. There is also 'Golden Beat'. In an article in Women's Health, Marissa Miller described 'Golden beet is dark orange inside and light orange inside'. Another type called 'kiji bit' or 'candy-cane beet' consists of layers of white and red stripes. To maintain this distinctive pattern, you should eat it day in day out.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) says a cup of beets contains 119kcal, 13g of carbohydrates, 9g of sugar, 4g of dietary fiber and 2g of protein. Bits are fat-free and are a good source of manganese, potassium, folic acid, and vitamin C. Miller said, "Studies in the nutrition journal suggest that beats lower blood pressure, increase exercise and increase life expectancy." Also, beets contain antioxidants, especially polyphenols and betalenes, which can help fight certain diseases.