There are approximately 85-95 calories in one serving of roasted beets that contains a dash of olive oil, garlic, salt and pepper. Roasted beets can be cooked naturally, meaning no ingredients added, and will cut the calorie content by about 20 calories per serving. In one serving of roasted beets there are 3 grams of fat (most likely from the olive oil), zero grams of cholesterol and 650 mg of sodium from the sea salt or table salt added. To eliminate sodium completely from the beet dish, simply eliminate using salt.
Beets are rich in dietary fiber and in one portion or serving contains 4 grams of fiber. Beets are great for filling the stomach up and keep you satiated for a longer period of time than some low fiber veggies. There are also 13 grams of carbs in one serving of beets and 8 grams of sugar. Also found in beets are the wide number of vitamins and nutrients. In one serving of beets there is vitamin A, vitamin B12, vitamin B6, vitamin C, vitamin D, vitamin E, folate, copper, iron, magnesium and zinc.
There are a wide number of trace minerals also found in beets and they are considered to be one of the healthiest foods to eat. Beets are full of nutritional value and promote a healthy heart and digestive system due to the amount of fiber found in each one.
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