Containing only 19 calories per cup radishes mostly contain fiber and water, which both help sustain a healthy body. There also isn’t a single drop of fat or cholesterol, making it good for people with a family history of blood pressure or cholesterol problems.
Nutrition-wise, count on a lot of vitamin C with just one cup of fresh radishes–about 29 percent of the USDA’s daily recommendation. You’ll also get 2 percent of your daily recommendation for iron, as well as good amounts of vitamin B6, magnesium, calcium, folate, and potassium.
Nutritionists believe radishes can fight cellular damage caused by free radicals because it contains plenty of vitamin C. Vitamin C isn’t just a nutrient; it’s also an antioxidant that can protect cells from free radical damage. Free radical damage has often been correlated with cancer and heart disease.
So at only 19 calories per serving you can have plenty of radishes on the HCG Diet!
1 Cup radishes (sliced or coarsely chopped – however you prefer)
1-2 cloves minced garlic
1 c stock ( veggie or chicken)
1 c water (vary liquid amount depending on amt of soup wanted)
Combine all ingredients in saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10-15 mins.
Baked Radish Chips
1 tsp Chili powder
1/2 tsp garlic salt
1/2 tsp paprika
Steam in microwave for 5 minutes
Put in bowl with spices; stir
Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, flip the chips, and bake for another 10 minutes.
Number of Servings: 1