Beets Nutritional Value And Analysis

Nutrition Facts

Serving size 100g

Amount per serving

Calories 41

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 0g %0

Saturated Fat 0g %0

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg %0

Sodium 78mg %5

Total Carbohydrate 10g %3

Dietary Fiber 3g %10

Total Sugars 7g

Protein 2g

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Calcium 16.0mg %1

Iron 0.8mg %4

Potassium 325mg %8

Phosphorus 40.0mg %4

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Vitamins in beets

Vitamin B12 0.0µg %0

Vitamin D 0.0IU %0

Vitamin K 0.2µg %0

Vitamin E 0.0mg %0

Choline, total 6.0mg %1

Vitamin A 33.0IU %1

Vitamin B3 (Niacin) 0.3mg %2

Vitamin B1 (Thiamin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) 0.0mg %3

Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic acid) 0.2mg %3

Vitamin B6 0.1mg %5

Vitamin C 4.9mg %5

Minerals in beets

Calcium 16.0mg %1

Selenium 0.7µg %1

Zinc 0.4mg %3

Phosphorus 40.0mg %4

Iron 0.8mg %4

Sodium 78.0mg %5

Magnesium 23.0mg %5

Copper 0.1mg %8

Potassium 325.0mg %9

Manganese 0.3mg %14

Amino Acids in beets

Methionine 0.0g %2

Leucine 0.1g %2

Lysine 0.1g %3

Histidine 0.0g %3

Valine 0.1g %3

Isoleucine 0.0g %3

Tyrosine 0.0g %4

Threonine 0.0g %4

Phenylalanine 0.0g %5

Cystine 0.0g %6

Tryptophan 0.0g %6

Fatty Acids in beets

DHA 0.00g %0

EPA 0.00g %0

DPA 0.00g %0

Omega-3 0.00g %0

"~" is missing data | Data Source

Macronutrients ratio

Carbohydrate Quality Score

Carbohydrates are made up of three components: fiber, starch, and sugar. Our score is based on Harvard research and our data analysis.

The Carbohydrate Quality Score of beets is 30.0/100 which makes it a excellent quality carbohydrate food.


Protein Completeness

A protein is called complete when, proportionally to its overall amino-acid content, it has enough of each essential amino acids.

Beets has an incomplete source of protein.

amino acid mg/kg of BW mg/g of protein
Leucine 59 34
Lysine 45 29
Histidine 15 11
Valine 39 28
Isoleucine 30 24
Threonine 23 24
Tryptophan 6 10
Met+Cys 22 19
Phe+Tyr 30 42

Protein Energy Ratio

Improving the protein energy ratio of your diet can be an effective strategy of increasing your diet quality an may potentially lead to weight loss.

The protein energy ratio in beets is 2.0 which makes it a low P:E food.

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Energy density (ED)

Lowering the energy density of your food can be an effective strategy for the prevention and treatment of obesity without focusing on calorie intake.

The energy density of beets is 0.4 which makes it a low energy density food.

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How nutritious is this food?

Micronutrients in beets as % of Recommended Daily Intake per serving.

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Nutrient Density Score for beets is 23/100 low).

The Nutrient Density Score tells you how much of the essential minerals, vitamins, amino acids and fatty acids you get per calorie. It helps you get the nutrients you need without consuming excess energy.

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Micronutrient Ratios

Advising the ratios of micronutrients in a complete diet maybe more informative than each single nutrient on its own. The table below shows major micronutrient ratios for beets

Nutrient Ratio Value Ideal Ratio
Omega6:Omega3 N/A <4
Zinc:Copper 4.67 <12
Potassium:Sodium 4.17 >2
Caclcium:Magnesium 0.70 <2
Iron:Copper 10.67 <15
Calcium:Phosphorus 0.40 >1.3

Satiety Score

Satiety Score is a mathematical prediction of satiety based on macronutrients and micronutrients analysis of 650,000+ days of food logs.

satiety 72%

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This food is insulinogenic with low insulin load.

Our insulinogenic formula determines the degree that food will raise your insulin levels in the short term.

76% of insulinogenic calories