Superfoods, Ingredients and Recipes for a Healthy Diet
Discover the ingredients that will keep every part of you healthy—including your appetite.
By Celia Barbour and Rachel Mount
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the January 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
The pigment betacyanin, which gives beets their distinctive hue, is just one of several disease-fighting phytonutrients found in this root vegetable. Beets are also a good source of folate, which guards against birth defects, colon cancer, and osteoporosis, and are high in fiber and beta-carotene.
Try this recipe: Beet Dip with Sour Cream and Horseradish