Elderly people need to add radishes to their diet to strengthen their immunity, said dietitian Elena Solomatina.
Solomatina noted that radish helps the body kill pathogenic bacteria due to the content of phytoncides. It also contains mustard oil, which prevents the development of bacterial and viral infections.
“In the elderly, immunity is generally very vulnerable, weak. When we eat radishes, the likelihood of catching some kind of virus becomes much less, ”said the doctor. Moscow 24.
The use of a root crop, according to a nutritionist, will also benefit the cardiovascular system and bone tissue. In addition, radish contains vitamin PP, which improves blood circulation.