December 13, 2012

Veggie Fact of the Day

Beet Greens, New Veggie #56
Beet Greens, are the green leafy tops of beets. With red veins, resembling Swiss Chard, the leaves have a striking appearance. One cup of boiled/wilted beet leaves has 39 calories, no fat, 8 g of carbohydrates and 4 g of protein. Beet greens are also loaded with Vitamins A and C with a 1-cup serving providing a whopping 220% of the RDA for Vitamin A and 60% of the RDA for Vitamin C.

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