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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health


Choose smooth, brightly colored radishes. Attached tops should be green and fresh looking. 

Varieties to Explore
Black Radish
Daikon Radish 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Low in sodium, Low in calories, High in vitamin C 

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Radishes are fat free.

Sodium & Hypertension:

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Radishes are low in sodium. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Radishes are low in sodium. 
  • Radishes, 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. Radishes contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.

Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Radishes are high in vitamin C. 


Refrigerate radishes in plastic bag for use within 1 week.
Remove tops before storing.


Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Daikon Radish 

Check out our radish recipes


Presence in Ethnic Cuisines  
African / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Mediterranean  


Social Media Posts 

#DYK The Daikon Radish is a long, slender veggie widely used in Asia? @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

New twist on coleslaw  use Daikon Radish instead of cabbage. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

Add cubed daikon radishes to your next pot roast or pan of roasted veggies – Yummy! @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

#DYK Radishes come in red, pink, white, and black colors, and some varieties can grow to 100 pounds or more? @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

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