The root vegetable Radish is juicy and rich in fiber content. It comes in different shapes and colors.It can be sweet or pungent.

Radish bunch
  • Radish is an edible root crop which can be juicy, pungent or sweet in taste.
  • Can come in different colors like red, white, purple or black.
  • Can be round, cylindrical or long.
  • Can be eaten raw, cooked or pickled.
  • The edible parts are the leaves, the flower, the pods, the seed of the plant.
  • Scientific name is Raphanus Sativus and belongs to the Brassicaceae family.
  • In Asian cultures also known as Daikon.
  • Rich in potassium, calcium, sodium, vitamins A, B, C & K.
  • Provides minerals such as Iron, Magnesium, phosphorous & zinc.
  • Has many health benefits as a diuretic, anti pyretic, helps in skin tone & maintaining moisture, helps in weight loss & reducing high blood pressure.

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