Magical Mustard Seeds

Nutritional value of mustard

Mustard is very rich in phytonutrients, minerals, vitamins, and antioxidants. No wonder then that mustard is called a magic spice. Let’s take a look at the nutritional value of mustard seeds in detail.

  1. Mustard seeds contain vitamins such as folates, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin, Vitamin B-6 and pantothenic acid which positively impact the nervous system function and body’s metabolism.
  2. Vitamin B-3 found in mustard helps in lowering blood cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
  3. Mustard seeds also boast of Vitamin-E which is a soluble antioxidant and is responsible for protecting the skin from harmful oxygen-free radicals.
  4. Mustard seeds are rich in flavonoid and carotenoid antioxidants.
  5. Small traces of vitamin antioxidants are also present in mustard.
  6. Various minerals such as Calcium, Manganese, Copper, Iron, Selenium and Zinc are also found in mustard.

Health benefits of Mustard

  1. Provides relief from the respiratory issues: Mustard readily cures sinus issues.
  2. Cures migraine problem: