Little things you probably didn't know about beets.....
The ancient Greeks thought beets were an aphrodisiac. They were also thought to help manage headaches, constipation, toothaches, wounds, and skin conditions.
Beets produce sugars as a natural antifreeze when weather gets .. makes them sweeter after a frost or snap of cold
Albert Einstein hated beets.
In 19th century England they were used to add a red shine to the hair
The ancient Romans were the first to use them as food rather than a medicine.
They can be made into a wine that is similar to Port.
In America they have been used to create a pink cake frosting.
Beets have the highest sugar content of any vegetable.
They are related to Swiss Chard, Spinach, and Quinoa.