Referenced in ancient Assyrian text describing the plant growing in the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. In the middle-ages it was used for aiding digestion and blood issues. The European region first recorded the cultivation of beets for consumption in 1542. The stalks were consumed widely prior to the regular consumption of the root. Modern controversy has surrounded this plant because of its experimentation with being genetically modified, fortunately some countries do not allow this type of farming. The healthy phyto-nutrients are more abundant when grown without the use of fertilizers.
Recognized or it’s deep color and reach flavor. Betaine or Nitrates are some of the main pyto-nutrients found in the root These are links to the stamina cardiovascular benefits we purchase our beet from a country that does not allow GMO farming. Being a root vegetable the beet act as a sponge pulling inorganic and organic elements from the soil. Buying organically grown beets will insure not only a reduction or a pesticides used but also the use the fertilizers. Using specific type of fertilizers can cause a spike in certain nutrients value. Some argue that this is not natural and for beet growing it is not allowed under USDA organic standards.