By: Coach, on May 20, 2020
Radishes are a low-calorie veggie option that can spice up your food and make for a healthy crunchy snack. The most common image of radish is the red ball kind that is called Cherry Bomb. There is basically no fat and only 12 calories in a ½ cup serving. They are often eaten raw but are also tasty cooked. A crunchy, zingy, and peppery taste is a good description.
Having one serving of radishes provides a full third of your daily Vitamin C requirements. And we all thought we needed oranges for that! Also, you are getting a natural source of Vitamin B6, potassium, magnesium, calcium, and even zinc. This little radish has all the essential vitamins and nutrients needed in an athlete’s diet. The big surprise is that they also have a small amount of protein too.
You may know radishes are commonly used in Salads, Soups, and Veggie Trays. Often people slice them and put them in slaw, potato salad, tacos, and…
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