New Delhi: Radish or rather the humble mooli must be taken seriously as it comes with a host of health benefits. Radish actually helps to cleanse our liver and stomach and protects us in many ways. There are various kinds of radishes, some grow in spring and summer, and some in winter. Daikon, the white variety most commonly found in India, is a spring-summer vegetable. The other varieties like the pink, black are also available in the country.
Here are 10 health benefits of consuming Radish (Mooli)
1. Saves RBCs:
You might have often heard of Red Blood Cells in your body, but did you know that Radish can control damage to our red blood cells, and in the process also increases oxygen supply to the blood.
2. High on Fiber:
Also, if radish is eaten daily without going overboard, of course, radish also provides your system with ample roughage and fibers, therefore improving your digestion.
3. Guards the Heart:
Radishes are a good source for anthocyanins, it keeps our hearts to function properly, reducing the risk of cardiovascular diseases. They are high on vitamin C, folic acid, and flavonoids too.
4. Controls Blood Pressure:
If you are suffering from hypertension than radish will help lower your blood pressure and keep your blood flow under control.
5. Improves Immunity:
It also improves your basic immunity system only if consumed regularly as it is high with vitamin C.
6. Fortifies Blood Vessels:
Consuming radish every day decreases our chances of getting atherosclerosis.
This root vegetable helps to fix acidity, obesity, gastric problems, and nausea, among others.
8. High on Nutrients:
Red radishes are rich with Vitamins E, A, C, B6, and K. Plus it’s high on antioxidants, fiber, zinc, potassium, phosphorous, magnesium, copper, calcium, iron and manganese.
9. Good for the Skin:
Drinking radish juice every day will help to boot your skin to stay healthy because of the Vitamin C, zinc, and phosphorus.
10. Good for Hydration:
If you start eating radish a little more in summer than it will help to keep your body hydrated because of its high water content.