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    Beets...good or bad?

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    I love pickled beets in my spinach salads. Are they okay to eat or should I cut them out

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    Make sure they're not packed in sugar, artificial dyes, or preservatives. Other than that, they're fine!

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    I love roasted beets in my salad and I use the beet greens too. It's a super healthy food!

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    Beets are great...a little high in sugar but not bad. The nice thing about them (as I was just reading the other day) is that because they're so fibrous, the sugar in them is released very slowly - so overall it has a very low glycemic impact. Not sure if that's the right term, but, yeah. It's not as bad as other things with the same amount of sugar.

    ...plus they're supposed to be quite good for blood pressure.

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    I roast my own with evoo and balsamic vinegar...love 'em!! I'll roast up 3-4 medium beets at once and eat them over the course of 3-4 days as a side dish or on salads. They're great because they're good hot or cold!
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    i have read beets are like a wonder food... i like beet greens but have never tried the purple bulb at the end lol

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    Eat a few beets and watch the colour of your poop! LOL

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    Quote Originally Posted by O_O View Post
    Eat a few beets and watch the colour of your poop! LOL
    Um, yeah... There have been times when I forgot that I'd eaten beets the night before, and had a total panic. "OHMYGODMYPOOPISFUSHIAI'MGOINGTO DDDIIIEEE!!!!"

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    That's my favorite part about beets. I mean they are really tasty, but purple poop makes me giggle.

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    Also good for learning about your transit time from mouth to toilet!

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