DAIKON – A Vegetable you need that can prevent CANCER, reduce inflammation, boost the immune system and improve digestion…
Also, it is a good body detox, it can strengthen bones, and also it can stimulate weight loss.
Continue to read to know more about this amazing vegetable…
Well… Daikon is a vegetable that you really need. Daikon is long, white, slender vegetable. (see the picture). Daikon is a good source of vitamin C but also very low in calories. It is fat-free, cholesterol free. From vitamins, it has Thiamine(B1), Riboflavin(B2), Niacin(B3), Pantothenic acid(B5), Vitamin B6, Folate(B9), and Vitamin C like we said before.
From minerals, it has Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, Zinc… etc.
Daikon also contains the active enzyme myrosinase.
It can be prepared like a salad mixed with other vegetables, or maybe baked, boiled… etc.
Here is a list of all the health benefits that Daikon has:
- Alleviates respiratory issues.
- Promotes digestive health.
- Bolsters your immunity.
- Assists in detoxification.
- Has potential cancer-preventive ability.
- Alleviates inflammation.
- Helps with weight management.
- Finally, it promotes bone and skin health.
Also, it is good knowing that this vegetable is a low-cholesterol and low-calorie. It’s high in fiber and many other nutrients which are ideal for people who want to maintain a weight loss. Vitamin C makes Daikon ideal partner for our immune system. In Daikon there is a high concentration of Vitamin C. It stimulates the production of white blood cells which help us to speed healing and repair throughout the cells and tissues of the body. Leaves of Daikon are the richest source of vitamin C. Health boost means that you should have a daikon leaf salad with some daikon juice on the side maybe or maybe not, as you like…
Finally, we analyze everything and we got to the conclusion that daikon is a very useful vegetable and we should be eating it every day. Eat vegetables as much as you can.
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