- Dietary fiber – improves digestion; prevents constipation
- Vitamin C – boosts immunity; enhances the growth and healing of tissues
- Niacin – lower the risk of heart disease; reduce cholesterol levels
- Calcium – maintains healthy bones and teeth
Look for smooth roots, with no blemishes, wrinkles bumps.
Avoid damaging roots in any way – they spoil easily. Store in a cool, dark, well-ventilated place or simply in the refrigerator crisper wrapped in two layers of packages: paper towels and then a plastic bag.