Beets have made it into the foodie spotlight. Consistently making appearances on restaurant menus, at juice bars, and in food-blogger recipes, it appears the once ignored root vegetable is here to stay. This makes those of us in the nutrition world very happy as 1 cup of beets packs in 4 grams of fiber; 37% of your daily needs for folate; a good amount of potassium, manganese, vitamin C; and a small amount of iron, all for only 60 calories. But, could beets also improve running performance?
To continue reading, head over to iRunnerblog for today’s Runner’s Plate post. You’ll also find a recipe for wheat berry and beet salad!
- your food and fitness friend