What is a radish?
Radish is an edible vegetable root with a pungent, sweet taste. It is less starchy compared with other root vegetables such as potatoes and parsnips. It belongs to the cruciferous family that also includes turnips, cabbage, and broccoli. It is available in different skin colors:
- White through pink
Moreover, the edible root of radish varies in flavor, size, and length throughout the world.
What are the side effects of radish?
Radish is generally safe to consume. However, a large amount of radish can irritate the digestive tract and cause flatulence and cramps. Some people who might be allergic to radish can have hives or more serious events after its consumption.