If you love adding mustard to your food, you're about to love it a whole lot more.
Here is how mustard can benefit your health:
1. Activates health benefits of other vegetables
Mustard (in any form) contains an enzyme called myrosinase which helps vegetables such as broccoli and cauliflower activate their cancer fighting properties.
2. Rich in vitamins
Whatever choice of mustard you consume, the originating mustard plant is rich in selenium which boosts thyroid health and is a great source of magnesium.
To produce its yellow colouring, turmeric is also added into the mix.
A spice that research has identified to help prevent Alzheimer's disease, cancer and arthritis due to its anti-inflammatory powers.
4. Control asthma symptoms
With mustard's vitamin rich mix, its anti-inflammatory properties can help keep asthma symptoms from flaring up.
5. Helps with ageing
As well as containing selenium, magnesium and calcium the tangy favourite also contains lutein and carotenes, plus Vitamin A, C and K.
Together they make for an excellent antioxidant agent that can help reduce the signs of ageing.