Golden or yellow beets, or beetroots, are the taproot portion of the beet plant and have a golden/yellow fleshy interior. This cultivar is sweeter and milder than their red counterparts. Golden beets keep in the refrigerator up to two weeks, but the beet tops should be eaten shortly after harvest.
Beets, or beetroots, are the taproot portion of the beet plant. There are many cultivated varieties, like red beets, golden beats, table beet etc. Beetroot is used as a red food colorant in desserts, candies and a variety of other baked goods, soups and desserts, it's also used to make sauces. Don't be alarmed, red beetroot juice will make your stools and urine red for a day.