HORSERADISH MAKES HEALTHY EATING “A-LIST”
If you’re trying to lose weight, make sure horseradish, mustard and salsa are on your shopping list, advises recent guidelines on obesity from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI). These condiments received high marks throughout the guidelines for their low-fat, high-flavor qualities.
HORSERADISH AND MUSTARD MAY PREVENT HARMFUL BACTERIA
Next time you put horseradish on your sandwich, you’re not only spreading on good taste, but you also may be preventing foodborne illness.
THE HISTORY OF HORSERADISH
What 3,000-year-old plant has been used as an aphrodisiac, a treatment for rheumatism, a bitter herb for Passover seders and a flavorful accompaniment for beef, chicken and seafood? If you guessed horseradish, you’re right. The history of horseradish is intricate and mysterious, but one certainty stands: Horseradish has been prized for its medicinal and gastronomic qualities for centuries.