Health Benefits of Radish (Mooli)

Health Benefits of Radish (Mooli) :

  1. Radish is a natural immunity booster because it contains a very high level of Vitamin C & carotenoids, both of which are powerful antioxidants.
  2. Radish generates heat in the body and a popular ingredient in salads.
  3. Radish facilitates digestion, retains water, cures constipation and prevents infections in kidneys and urinary system.
  4. Radish is also known to cure many types of cancer, particularly those of colon, kidney, intestines, stomach and oral cancer.
  5. Radish is very good for the liver and stomach, it purifies the blood and eliminats toxins and waste means It is extremely useful in treating jaundice.
  6. Radishes are very filling, which mean that they satisfy your hunger without running up your calorie count. They are also low in digestible carbohydrates, high in roughage and contain a lot of water, making radishes a very good dietary option for those who are determined to lose weight.
  7. Radish has anti-hypertensive properties that help regulate control high blood pressure. Radish is rich in potassium that helps maintain the sodium-potassium balance in the body, keeping blood pressure under control.
  8. High in fibre, and with a low glycemic index, diabetics can enjoy radish as it doesn’t cause blood sugar levels to rise.
  9. The antioxidants of radish help in improving overall immunity in a person. This helps in keeping you away from general infections like common cold. The Astringent taste of radish helps in clearing chest congestion by clearing the mucus.
  10. Iron available in radishes has positive effects on blood and hence, on the overall function of the heart. Iron helps to maintain healthy cells, skin, hair and nails.

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