Radishes (Raphanus sativus) are round root vegetables with a thin red skin and white inner flesh.
Health Benefits of Radishes:
Increased Immune Function
Protection Against Heart Disease
DNA Repair and Protection
Alleviation of Cardiovascular Disease
Alleviation of Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)
Radishes are thought to help a variety of ailments from whooping cough, to cancer, arthritis, kidney stones, dyspepsia, constipation, intestinal parasites, and gallstones. *Some of these health benefits are due to the nutrients highly
concentrated in Radishes, and may not necessarily be related to Radishes.
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Serving Size 100g
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g
Saturated Fat 0.032g
Total Carbohydrate 3.4g
Dietary Fiber 1.6g
*Percent Daily Values
are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending
on your calorie needs.
Vitamin A 7IU
Retinol equivalents 0μg
Vitamin C 14.8mg
Vitamin D 0IU (0μg)
D2 Ergocalciferol ~IU (~μg)
D3 Cholecalciferol ~IU (~μg)
Vitamin E 0mg
Vitamin K 1.3μg
K1 - Dihydrophylloquinone 0μg
K2 - Menaquinone-4 ~μg
Vitamin B12 0μg
Pantothenic acid 0.165mg
Vitamin B6 0.071mg
Folic Acid 0μg
Food Folate 25μg
Dietary Folate Equivalents 25μg
Omega 3 to Omega 6 Ratio
Omega 6 to Omega 3 Ratio
Total Omega 3s
18D3CN3 Alpha Linolenic(ALA)
18D4 Stearidonic (SDA)
Total Omega 6s
18D2CLA Conjugated Linoleic(CLA)
18D3CN6 Gamma-linolenic (GLA)
20D3N6 Di-homo-gamma-linolenic (DGLA)
20D4N6 Arachidonic (AA)
22D4 Adrenic (AA)
Essential Amino Acids
Percent of Daily CalorieTarget (2000 calories)
Percent Water Composition
Protein to Carb Ratio (g/g)
How to choose Radishes: Look for firm radishes with no signs of wilting or wrinkling. If the leaves are attached you can see how old the radishes are by how wilted the leaves look.
How to store Radishes: Radishes can be stored in a plastic bag in the fridge for 2-3 weeks. Adding a wet paper towel and cutting off the green tops will help keep the roots crisp by retaining moisture.
Climate and origin: The exact origin of radishes is unknown but they are thought to have originated in the region of West Asia and Europe. Radishes are quick to germinate and grow and thus are available year round in most countries. Radishes favor cool temperate climates but have been hybridized to grow in almost any weather.
Taste: Radishes have a lightly sharp spicy taste and a crisp crunchy texture.
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