Beets aren’t just pretty produce! Beneficial pigments called betalains are responsible for their striking color. Researchers are studying betalains‘ benefits for cancer treatment and sports performance. But one type of betalain has a downside, says registered dietitian Anna Taylor, MS, RD, LD, CDE. (Tap or click above to learn more.)
The good news: No matter what color beet you choose, it will boost your potassium, magnesium and vitamin C.