Beets and their leafy greens are enjoyed worldwide for their wonderful flavor and nutritional value. High in folate they are especially important to eat during pregnancy, as folate is critical for normal tissue growth. They help improve the flow of blood to the brain slowing dementia and improving mental faculties. Studies show they help protect against colon cancer and other types of tumors.
Beet (Tian Cai) and other herbs by visiting our Herb Directory.