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Rutabaga, fodder beets

Rutabaga, fodder beets

Glycemic IndexGlycemic Load

The glycemic index (GI) of rutabaga, fodder beets equals to 70.0, which classifies it as a high GI food. The glycemic load (GL) of rutabaga, fodder beets is equal to 6.1, which classifies it as a low GL food.

Nutrition Facts
Calories (kcal)39.0
Carbohydrates (g)8.7
Proteins (g)1.3
Fats (g)0.2

100 grams of rutabaga, fodder beets contain 39.0 kcal (163 kJ), 1.3 grams of proteins, 8.7 grams of carbohydrates, and 0.2 grams of fats.

Rutabaga, also known as fodder beets, is a root vegetable that can offer many nutritional benefits. It is low in calories and fat but high in dietary fiber, vitamins C and K, magnesium, potassium and other essential minerals. Rutabaga also contains antioxidant compounds which may reduce inflammation throughout the body. In terms of taste profile rutabagas are slightly sweet with earthy undertones. They can be roasted or boiled to create delicious side dishes for any meal. Because they have a relatively mild flavor they pair well with bolder ingredients such as garlic or cumin making them highly versatile when it comes to cooking options! The main con associated with rutabagas is their bitter skin which should always be peeled off before eating due to its unpleasant texture and flavor . Additionally people who suffer from kidney stones should avoid this vegetable because it has oxalates which could lead to an increase in stone production if eaten too often (more than once per week). All things considered however, rutabagas provide valuable nutrition without significant drawbacks so long as proper preparation methods are used.