Tovita Nutrition’s Guide to the Watermelon Radish
Today we have Molly Rieger and Leah Silberman, the registered dietitians and co-founders of Tovita Nutrition, a virtual nutrition counseling and concierge service based in NYC, here to tell us about one of their favorite vegetables offered currently on OurHarvest: the watermelon radish.
We love the watermelon radish because while they may not look like much from the outside, once you slice one open you will be pleasantly surprised to find its bright pink color. Not only are these great for you, but they add the burst of color and crunch that every salad needs. Some fun facts about watermelon radishes:
- Part of the cruciferous vegetable family, radishes contain the antioxidant sulforaphane which has been shown to help inhibit cancer cell growth
- Watermelon radishes are sweeter than other radishes, and cooking or roasting them enhances that sweeter flavor. However, many would argue that...
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