Beet Greens

Beet Greens, Raw has a low-calorie, low-carb, low-fat and low-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C and Vitamin K.

The food contains 4.33g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 2.2 gms of protein, it is low in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. A quick glance at the fat profile reveals that it is low in saturated fats and low in trans fats. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. The omega-3 content is low. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has an average density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. Besides other nutrients, it is average in Magnesium, which is an essential micronutrient needed to keep muscle and nerve functioning normal and heart beat rhythmic. It also helps to support a healthy immune system, and keeps bones strong.

It belongs to Asian cuisine. Ideally consumed as a Side Dish.

Our comprehensive nutrition ranking methodology, which inspects every nutrition element that this food is composed of, comes up with a nutrition ranking of 98, for Beet Greens, Raw, and we advise that this food on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein32%
 Calories from Fat4%
 Calories from Carbs63%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin A
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very high in Vitamin K
  • No Cholesterol
  • Very low in Saturated Fat

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietHIGH
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A6325.7 IU126.5%Top 10%Very High
Retinol0 mcg
Retinol Activity Equivalent316 mcg
Alpha Carotene3 mcg
Beta Carotene3794.5 mcg
Beta Cryptoxanthin0 mcg
Lycopene0 mcg
Lutein Zeaxanthin1502.9 mcg
Vitamin C30 mg50%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin E1.5 mg5%Top 30%High
Vitamin K400 mcg500%Top 10%Very High
Thiamin0.1 mg6.7%Mid 40%Average
Riboflavin0.22 mg12.9%Mid 40%Average
Niacin0.4 mg2%Bottom 30%Low
Vitamin B60.11 mg5.3%Mid 40%Average
Folate15 mcg3.7%Top 30%High
Food Folate15 mcg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Dietary Folate Equivalents15 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.25 mg2.5%Mid 40%Average
Choline0.4 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium117 mg11.7%Top 30%High
Iron2.6 mg14.3%Top 30%High
Magnesium70 mg17.5%Top 30%High
Phosphorus41 mg4.1%Bottom 30%Low
Potassium762.1 mg21.8%Top 10%Very High
Sodium226 mg9.4%Mid 40%Average
Zinc0.38 mg2.5%Bottom 30%Low
Copper0.19 mg9.6%Top 30%High
Manganese0.39 mg19.6%Top 30%High
Selenium0.9 mcg1.3%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate4.3 g1.4%Bottom 30%Low
Dietary Fiber3.7 g14.8%Top 30%High
Sugars0.5 g

Protein Analysis

Protein2.2 g4.4%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan35 mg
Threonine65 mg
Isoleucine46 mg
Leucine98 mg
Lysine64 mg
Methionine18 mg
Cystine21 mg
Phenylalanine58 mg
Tyrosine52 mg
Valine65 mg
Arginine63 mg
Histidine34 mg
Alanine81 mg
Aspartic Acid129 mg
Glutamic Acid267 mg
Glycine81 mg
Proline52 mg
Serine70 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat0.13 g0.2%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.02 g0.1%Bottom 30%Low
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g
Total Trans Fatty Acids0 g
Total Omega 3 Fatty Acids4 mg
Total Omega 6 Fatty Acids41 mg

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Water91 g
Ash2.3 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 22 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0.13 g 0.2%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g 0.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 226 mg 9.4%

Total Carbohydrates 4.3 g 1.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.7 g14.8%

Sugars 0.5 g

Protein 2.2 g 4.4%

Vitamin A 126.5% Vitamin C 50%

Calcium 11.7% Iron 14.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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