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Radishes: An Anti-fungal Powerhouse

Dealing with mold in the body can be an overwhelming process. If you have had a long-term exposure to toxic molds, it is important to not only remove yourself from the exposure permanently, but to also treat the spores that may still be causing symptoms in your body. There are many different treatments and foods to consume or avoid. Today I will be exploring the anti-fungal properties found within the radish.

A Fighting Food

The radish is a spicy, crunchy root vegetable that is easy to grow at home. It is known for being one of the first vegetables to harvest in the spring and can be a delicious addition in salads, sandwiches or stir-fries. This little veggie can also deliver a powerful attack in fighting off fungus. It is recommended to consume for diets treating candida, and research is currently exploring the possibilities it offers in creating anti-fungal compounds, focused specifically on a plant defensin termed RsAFP2.

Growing Radishes

Radishes are a perfect vegetable to grow for the first-time gardener. They can usually be harvested 21 days after depositing the seeds in the ground, and a successive planting is suggested to maintain constant availability. There are spring and winter varieties, so be sure to select the right seed for your season. Plant in well-drained soil, following the instructions on the seed packets. Within a month you should be able to enjoy a tasty, anti-fungal harvest!

Radish Recipes

The possibilities for adding radishes to the diet are endless. From slicing and baking them into radish chips, to spring rolls and as an addition to fresh vegetable juices, you should be able find a tasty way to add this beneficial food to your meal. You can follow our Pinterest board for some great recipe ideas.

Further Recommended Reading:

Foods to Eat When You Have Mold or Yeast in Your Body

Foods to Avoid When You Have Mold or Yeast in Your Body

 

Krystle Reeves assists in managing MoldBlogger.com, a website dedicated to providing a place to share and receive information that will better allow individuals to fight and conquer toxic mold and the consequences of mold exposure, and also blogs at Where the Green Things Grow where she shares her adventures and challenges in gardening, parenting, and life.

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4 thoughts on “Radishes: An Anti-fungal Powerhouse

  1. I have heard to get rid of mold in a front loading washing machine, one should put a cup of bleach into the washer and run the washer empty at at 95C. After that, one should add one cup of vinegar to get rid of the bleach smell. Can I substitute one cup of one of your products instead of bleach? If so which of your products?

  2. Currently battling systemic candida. Radishes were on my food list from my nutritional doctor. Luckily, I love radishes. It seems most of the foods are very bland that we can eat with candida and mold. Plus, I am still in mold. So I know I won’t fully recover until I get out of this house. Thank you for your blog though. I am honestly so thankful for the internet and people like you who provide all of this information!

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