Key features

Light, light, radish roses! They provide only 15 kcal (about 63 BTU) per 100 g, which places them among the least energy foods.

Proteins and lipids (fats) being present only in trace amounts, it is carbohydrates (2.5 to 3.5 g per 100 g) which provide the bulk of calories. Carbohydrates constituted predominantly by simple sugars (glucose and fructose), but also by some other less common, such as pentosans or hexanes (which are only partially assimilated).

However, radishes contain many minerals and trace elements: root vegetables, they have concentrated during their development underground. Their high potassium facilitates diuresis (they are naturally low in sodium, which further accentuates the effect of drainage). It should be noted their interest in calcium levels (with a calcium / phosphorus than 1, which promotes proper assimilation of calcium), magnesium, sulfur.

Finally, they bring iron (with copper, which improves its proper use by the body), zinc, fluorine, traces of iodine, selenium …

The radishes are also a good source of vitamin C since they provide an average of 23 mg per 100 g (a not inconsiderable rate, in terms of daily needs, estimated at 80 mg for adults). In radishes, root vegetables, vitamin C is rather better preserved than in other vegetables, especially leafy vegetables (spinach, for example) and as the radishes are almost always tasted raw, it has a maximum intake Vitamin C (there is no loss due to cooking).

There is also a wide range of B vitamins (especially vitamin B9 or folic acid, vitamin B3 or PP, and vitamin B6), and small amounts of provitamin A (carotene).

Do not forget fiber. They are quite abundant in radish (about 1.5 g per 100 g) and consist primarily by cellulose and hemicellulose.

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Sodea is proud to be the first experience in Tunisia in the field of the conditioning and prepackaging of fruits and vegetables.
It was created in 1995 in khelidia, an agricultural suburb 25 km far from Tunis. Sodea favours fruits and vegetables in the national level (leader of the repacked products distributes in big stores) as well as in the international level (leader of the new products destined to exportation). The Sodea is endowed with and industrial area of about 5000 m2 containing 20 refrigerator warehouses with a capacity of 1200 tons. Sodea industry consist of an electronic tooling (ganging and conditioning), while allows to treat 2000 tons of vegetables and 5000 tons fruits. The products are selected by a team made up of specialized engineers who ensure supplying from the farmers which label is based on...
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26/02/2015

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