Top 5 Reasons to Use Wasabi Powder

Wasabi is not just a condiment and could be something worth adding to your diet. If incorporated regularly, it can help the body absorb nutrients and act as a positive force in your health. And to make it even easier to use, try the wasabi powder.

Wasabi is a plant that is related to cabbage and horseradish. Most believe it to be Japanese horseradish, although it’s actually different. It’s natural “kick” is why the two get associated.

The top 5 health benefits of Wasabi

Heart Protection

lowers cholesterol levels and reduces the risk of strokes or heart attacks. Also discourages the formation of clots throughout the body.

Gut Health

prevents the risk of diverticulitis by improving the digestive process.

Cancer Prevention

the nutrients in isothiocyanates found after harvesting the plant eliminate free radicals in the body. And one form of it has been shown to inhibit leukemia and stomach cancer cells.

Arthritis Help

reduces joint swelling and inflammation which are effects of arthritis.

Respiratory Relief

the gaseous components of wasabi can make a powerful reactions in the nasal passages so respiratory tract pathogens like those that cause the flu are inhibited.  The smell may be strong when you eat it but know that it’s actually helping your health.

Wasabi is not just for sushi. In fact, there are many other ways to use wasabi that has nothing to do with sushi.

Think of wasabi as a condiment and use it in meals to add a little spicy kick.

If used correctly, it tastes great and adds value to your meal.

Ways to use wasabi that is not sushi

  • wasabi mayo
  • wasabi hummus
  • wasabi guac
  • wasabi mashed potatoes
  • wasabi cocktail sauce
  • wasabi salad dressing

Be mindful when you try wasabi. Some people are allergic (as with any food) and it might be too strong for you. If you typically enjoy spices then give wasabi powder a try for your next meal.

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