University of Illinois researchers have found that the glucosinolates found in horseradish have potent anti cancer and antioxidant properties. Glucosinolates can inhibit tumor growth, and may also help to regulate the lipid concentration in the blood. Horseradish has been cultivated as an herbal remedy for many centuries, and is a hardy and highly nutritious vegetable rich in calcium, magnesium, potassium and Vitamin C. It’s sharp and pungent flavor is versatile and can be used in sauces and in a variety of seafood and vegetable dishes.
- Horseradish is a flavorful and nutritious vegetable full of calcium, vitamins and antioxidants.
- Horseradish has been grown as an herbal cure and flavoring agent for centuries.
- The hardy horseradish isn’t extensively used in most Western culinary arts, but is a staple of Japanese dining.
“These cancer-fighting compounds can help to detoxify and get rid of cancer-causing free radicals.”