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Radish is one of the nutritious root-vegetables featured in both raw salads as well as in main recipes. In Chinese culture, radish along with cabbage and soybean curd (tofu) has been believed as healthful and sustenance food.
On the side note, the vegetable is thought to have originated in the mainland China centuries ago and today, it is one of the widely cultivated crop throughout the world.
Radishes are mostly composed of water, and they are a great source to keep your body hydrated. Staying hydrated relieves constipation as well. Staying hydrated is essential to being healthy. As well as maintaining the function of every system in your body, including your heart, brain, and muscles.
Keeps you looking younger
Containing Vitamin C and antioxidants, the radish can be eaten to prevent your skin from free-radical damages. Radish are so good that you can even apply crushed radish on your kin as it has cleansing products.
Other Health benefits
Regulate Blood Pressure: It contains anti-hypertensive properties that help regulate high blood pressure.
Blood Pressure: Radishes are a very good source of potassium, which contributes to a large list of health benefits. Potassium has been positively connected to reducing blood pressure, because when it interacts with the arterial supply of vascular beds, it can relax the blood vessels, and therefore increase blood flow. It reduces the blood pressure by widening the flow of the blood, instead of forcing it through narrow, constricted channels.