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  • n  beet having a massively swollen red root; widely grown for human consumption
  • n  round red root vegetable

  • For years, South African officials had denied the link between the HIV and AIDS, and even recommended unconventional treatments like eating beetroot instead of taking .
  • Our dishes including scallops with beetroot powder and a light chestnut-and-white-truffle sauce, and fillet of scorpion fish with bulgur, cardamom yogurt and preserved lemons .
  • In seeking to define "the first vegetable haute cuisine," Passard has since created such signature dishes as beetroot in crote de sel and onion flamb with pears and praline sauce.
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  • What makes a restaurant 'a restaurant' in France?
    French chef Cyril Rouquet delicately adds a splatter of his homemade beetroot and aioli sauce and places an edible flower as he dresses his dish of the day – parsley bread-crumbed fish on a bed of seasonal vegetables – for the busy lunch service in his Louvre Bouteille restaurant.
    June 24, 2013 - Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News
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    COLUMBIA - Participants of the Beet the Heat 5K Race took off running Saturday morning at Cosmo Park. But it wasn't just a race. The race is designed to test the effects of beetroot juice or placebo on race performance.
    June 22, 2013 - KOMU Columbia

  • William Harvey in eMaxHealth
    Study author Amrita Ahluwalia, Professor of Vascular Biology at Queen Mary's William Harvey Research Institute says, "We showed that beetroot and nitrate capsules are equally effective in lowering blood pressure indicating that it is the nitrate...
  • Anna Friel in This is Nottingham
    I never looked or felt so good,Anna explained. "I do Pilates every day and then I'll have juice made of beetroot, celery and dandelion leaves. You really notice the difference - with your hair, your eyesight, everything - when you have...
  • Teixeira in AFP
    But Teixeira said demand for ethanol from crops is growing, "and Brazilian ethanol, made from sugarcane, has emerged as the most viable alternative, with competitive advantages over maize, beetroot and other primary materials."

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