Diets

Try Horseradish: The Superfood With a Kick

Horseradish is a flavorful, spicy condiment that is often paired with meat and fish. But did you know that this fiery superfood is also a great source of various nutrients?

Since horseradish is often used as a condiment, it’s unlikely that you will consume enough horseradish in one sitting to boost your nutrient intake significantly.

But even if you don’t consume a lot of horseradish with your steak or sushi, enjoying the condiment can still help increase your intake of essential minerals and micronutrients like: Calcium, Dietary fiber, Folate, Manganese, Potassium, [and] Vitamin C…

One tablespoon or 15 grams of prepared horseradish only has seven calories. The same serving size also contains less than one gram of protein and fat and only two grams of carbs.

Additionally, horseradish contains many beneficial plant compounds like glucosinolates, which break down into isothiocyanates. These compounds can help fight cancer, brain disease and infections. Read more…

Related posts

Here’s the Science on Low-Salt Diets

10 Foods to Avoid if You Want to Stay Away from GMO’s and Pesticides

Why Pineapples Deserve a Spot on Your Plate

Leave a Comment