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4 Reasons Why You Should Add Radish Leaves to Your Diet

Radish leaves are packed with essential nutrients, and are high in fiber.

Hiya Aneja
These leaves also have antibacterial and antimicrobial properties and constantly flush out toxins from your body
These leaves also have antibacterial and antimicrobial properties and constantly flush out toxins from your body

We all have added radish to our meals, be it in the form of salads or some side dish. It’s almost winter and radish season has also started. It’s very common to use it in dishes in Indian households but what about the leaves? Do you throw them away, if yes, then stop. Because radish leaves are packed with health benefits and even contain more nutrients than the root itself. Interesting, right? 

Adding green leafy veggies to one’s diet can do wonders and these need not be expensive or fancy. Simple green found in our houses works well, and one of the greens is radish leaves. These are loaded with iron as well, so women should definitely add them to their meals. Simply add in salads, curries, or make juice to get its benefits.

Benefits of Radish Leaves:

Check out some amazing advantages of radish leaves;

Powerhouse Of Nutrients:

Radish leaves are loaded with nutrients, calcium, folic acid, Vitamin A & C, Phosphorous, and iron and are high in fiber. It also helps relieve constipation, cures jaundice, improves vision, reduces fatigue, increases immunity, and acts as a diuretic too.

If you are feeling low on energy, try adding radish leaves to your meal and see the wonders. The radish leaves are high in iron content which helps deal with fatigue.

Roughage:

Radish leaves have more roughage than radishes do. Fiber is well-known to help the digestive process, and the addition of roughage serves the same purpose. Radish leaves help relieve unpleasant conditions such as constipation and bloating.

Bye, Bye Diabetes:

Radish leaves contain numerous properties that contribute to lowering blood sugar levels. As a result, radish greens are among the most important dietary to include in a diabetic's daily intake. Radish leaves help in the diabetes prevention process by lowering already elevated blood glucose levels.

Better Immunity:

Radish greens are high in essential nutrients, minerals, vitamins, iron, and folic acid which further leads to better immunity. Not only this, but these leaves also have antibacterial and antimicrobial properties and constantly flush out toxins from your body.

Though it’s proven that radish leaves have numerous health benefits they can prove to be bad for you in some cases. Some people who have medical conditions, not consuming it properly, or have allergic reactions can see the negative side effects of radish leaves but no such adverse negative effect is reported. There are fewer instances of radish leaves’ side effects that you can find, but always check and if it does not suit your body, try to avoid it.

So, now it’s up to you to decide whether these are good for you or not.

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