sayhealthy.net – Beets, also known as beetroots or beets, are a type of vegetable identified by their red-purple. Beets can be in, although they don’t ripe, which beets. beets a number of health benefits as they are rich in fiber and vitamins and minerals.
Low in Fat
Pickled beets are very low in, with less than 0.2 g in each of. Dietary in calories, so low-fat foods may help yours. Additionally, some saturated and trans can promote of fortunately, beets don’t contain these fats
Rich in Carbohydrates
Carbohydrates are your body’s primary of, so and other active individuals may wish to consume of carbohydrates. beets can be a good, as one cup of sliced beets 37 g of carbohydrates. to December 2010 from the” International Journal of Sports Nutrition to Exercise Metabolism,” carbohydrates is too of a well-designed post-trial.
Rich in Dietary Fiber
Pickled beets are also a good of dietary fiber. One of the sliced beets 6 grams of this nutrient. Dietary fiber offers a number of health benefits, including promoting a Healthy digestive, of satiety and promoting stable blood sugar levels.
High in Potassium
If you’re active, you can benefit from the carbohydrates in beets but the rich potassium as well. Potassium is an electrolyte, which it electrical nerve impulses in yours. Sweating can cause you to lose potassium, and too little potassium can cause weakness, of energy, heartbeat, and muscle cramps.
Good Source of Magnesium
Pickled beets are a good of magnesium, a nutrient that assists in of your, muscles, immune and. Too little magnesium can cause weakness and loss of appetite.
High in Vitamin A
Pickled beets are rich in vitamin A, a nutrient that promotes an. Your vitamin A to ensure the of your eyes, teeth and mucous membranes.
Risks from Sodium Content
Eat beets in moderation to avoid too much sodium. An of beet with more than one-third of your daily sodium. If you regularly eat lots of high-sodium including beets you a higher of blood pressure, which in turn increases your of developing. another high-sodium fare on you beats your sodium intake.
5 pounds beets (Don’t use or striped beets with ones unless you all the beets to turn red)
2 Tbsp. salt
1 Tbsp. caraway seeds
Thoroughly clean and the and utensils you will be using. Wash, and then your beets into, halves or quarters. Optionally, grate, slice, shred or chop the beets into a non-metal. You can do this by hand or with a food processor. should be about a, or smaller (I a shred)
With a wooden, the grated beets with salt, to taste. Add caraway either or. Crushed caraway seeds a.
Pack the beets and evenly into a crock, glass or enamel until liquid comes out of the beets freely. Leave 2 inches of an or 4-5 inches of a crock.
Make sure juice covers the beets. Once beets are immersed, place a plate on top of the beets( if a crock) and a large freezer filled with water on top of the plate (I use 2, one inside the other so that if the, it will not water down the beets into a tasteless mess)
If you are using canning, a (them) into 2 doubled-up sandwiches, and use that to weigh down the beets inside the . or the lid down loosely.
The beets submerged so no can get in and them with yeasts or!
Put jar or crock in a cool where the temperature will be around 75. Fermentation will begin within a the temperature. If temperature too high or too low, the beets may not ferment and could!
Cover the with a clean towel and check after 2 days, some of the carbon dioxides that has built up inside. Scoop any off the top( harmless ), and repack. Check every 3 and as necessary.
After , sample the beets to see if they ready to eat. The for the next weeks. the beets will extend their life.