The Mediterranean region is the home of beets. Since the start of history, the beet root was known for both its culinary and medicinal properties. Beets seeds are planted both in the spring and the autumn. These should always be planted from seeds.
Organic beets are very popular in cuisine and they are a largely acknowledged health food. This vegetable is an important part of Mediterranean food. In some countries, beets are used in the production of wine. Additional uses include the creation of home remedies and decorative planting.
Features & Benefits
Beets come with a number of health benefits. Raw beets contain almost no fat and high amounts of carbohydrates. Other important nutrients include magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorus and fiber. Beets and beets juices can be used for blood detoxification. According to some studies, this plant can play a positive effect in cancer prevention.