Beetroot contains high levels of oxalates, which can lead to the formation of kidney stones in some people.
Consuming large amounts of beetroot can cause a temporary discoloration of urine and stool, which is harmless but can be alarming.
Beetroot is high in dietary fiber, which can cause digestive issues such as bloating, gas, and diarrhea in some people.
People with low blood pressure should be cautious when consuming beetroot, as it can cause a further drop in blood pressure.
Beetroot is high in nitrates, which can be converted to nitrites in the body. Nitrites can react with other compounds in the body to form nitrosamines, which are potentially carcinogenic.
Individuals who are allergic to beets or other root vegetables should avoid consuming beetroot.