Look for bright maroon/red/purple leaves that are fresh, young, moist, and tender. Leaves that are injured, torn, dried, limp, or yellowed indicate poor quality.
Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Very low sodium, Low in calories, High in vitamin K, High in copper, Good source of zinc
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Radicchio is fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Radicchio is very low in sodium.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Radicchio is very low in sodium.
- Radicchio, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Radicchio contains no fat, saturated fat, or cholesterol.
Store unwashed in the coldest section of the refrigerator for no more than 2-3 days.
Check out our radicchio recipes!
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