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Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-viral qualities
Helps increase menstrual flow
Increases stamina
May reduce risk of cancer
Provides energy
Reduces risk of oral cancers
Relieves the symptoms of urinary tract infections

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 tbsp; Calories: 7; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 63mg; Carbs: 1.7g;  Fiber: .5g; Sugars: 1.2g; Protein: .1g; Potassium: 1%DV Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 6%DV; Calcium: 0%DV; Iron: 0%DV

Did You Know?

  • Used topically, horseradish is known to soothe muscle pain and joint discomfort.
  • Horseradish is a member of the mustard family.
  • If you like horseradish as hot as it can be, use fresh horseradish roots.  A good quality root is clean, firm, and free from cuts and deep blemishes.
  • Contains cancer fighting compounds glucosinolates

 

Ways to Eat:

  • Fresh grated
  • In a creamy sauce
  • On meat

Farming Trivia:

  • In the United States, an estimated 24 million pounds of horseradish roots are ground and processed annually to produce approximately 6 million gallons of prepared horseradish
  • Horseradish was widely used as a medicine during the Middle Ages. It was traditionally used for its heating, congestion clearing (especially sinus congestion), and antiseptic action; but also to help reduce fluid retention and to improve sluggish digestion
  • Horseradish contains several nutrients including minerals, Vitamin C, and Sulfur. This makes it an excellent skin tonic and cleanser

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.