Touted as one of the healthiest veggies. The beetroot is the taproot portion of the beet plant. It is one of the many varieties of the genus Beta vulgaris, all of which are mostly grown for their edible taproots and leaves. Apart from being used as food, beetroot is also used as a medicinal plant and as a food colorant.
Right from the Middle Ages, beetroot has been used not just as food, but also as a treatment for numerous conditions. And back in the Indian households, beets have been used for a long time as a treatment for anemia.