What Are Beets, and How Do You Cook Them?

What Are Beets, and How Do You Cook Them?

Beets, aka beetroots, are a highly nutritious root vegetable related to Swiss chard. Grown for both the edible leaves and root, they have a sweet, earthy taste that becomes sweeter when cooked. Read on for information about beet nutrition, varieties, preparation...
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Free Resource for Health Professionals

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90% of Women Appear Misinformed About Mammograms 

90% of Women Appear Misinformed About Mammograms 

Most women are just being told what to do, rather than being given the facts needed to make a fully informed decision.   “Selling cancer screening can be easy,” begins an editorial in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. “Induce fear by exaggerating risk....