Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal
Combats fatigue
Fights migraines
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
May reduce risk of cancer
Relieves heartburn

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1/2 cup sliced; Calories: 9; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 23mg; Carbs: 2g; Fiber: 1.1g; Sugars: 1.1g; Protein: .4g; Potassium: 3%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 14%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 1%DV

Did You Know?

  • Radishes have anti-pruritic properties and can be used as an effective treatment for insect bites and bee stings. Radish juice also reduces pain and swelling and soothes the affected area.
  • To improve storage length, cut off the leafy radish tops as they break down faster than the root.

Ways to Eat:

  • Pickled
  • Raw with butter and sea salt
  • Roasted

Farming Trivia:

  • Radishes are a fast growing crop and grow from seed to eating plant in 25 days
  • A great radish celebration called Noche de rabanos (Night of the radishes) is celebrated in the city of Oaxaca, Mexico, on December 23 every year

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.