Beetroot is extremely healthy for you – it helps lower blood pressure, improves exercise stamina and may improve muscle power in people suffering with cardiac ailments, Southlands Sun reports.
It contains countless nutrients, and it can be eaten raw, cooked or can be drunk in a delicious raw beetroot juice drink.
Beetroots are also almost entirely edible, making it an economic and guilt-free meal. Raw beetroot is made up of 88% water, 10% carbohydrates, 2% protein, and less than 1% fat.
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Watch the video below to see just how good this underrated vegetable really is: