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Beet

Beet

Indian name : Beet
Scientific name : Beta vulgaris
Part used
:
Root

Systematic position:

Kingdom
: Plantae
Division
: Magnoliophyta
Class
: Magnoliopsida
Order
: Caryophyllales
Family
: Chenopodiaceae
Genus
: Beta
Species
: B. vulgaris

Medicinal properties/Food values:

Beet is rich in vitamin A,C, copper and cardohydrates. It also provides fibres. Suitable for salad. It has highest sugar contents among all vegetables.

It is not suitable for people suffering from diabetes melitus.

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