An ancient Assyrian text describes beets growing in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, one of the wonders of the ancient world.
Beet colorant is the traditional dye for pink lemonade.
Beet juice has been used as a natural red dye since the 1500s. In 19th century England the Victorians used beets to dye their hair.
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Serving Size: 1/2 cup
|Amount Per Serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat: 0.12g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrate: 6.5g||2.17%|
|Dietary Fiber: 1.9||0%|
|Vitamin A 0.44%||Vitamin C 5.5%|
|Calcium 2.1%||Iron 1.78%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database