It’s likely you didn’t realize your favorite sandwich condiment has a double life. Mustard is used not only for hotdogs, but for a host of other uses, from soothing sore throats to warding off cancer. According to Livestrong, the protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals in yellow mustard contribute to good health and well-being.
The origins of mustard take us back to the time of the ancient Romans, who were introduced to mustard by the Egyptians. They mixed unfermented wine with mustard seed to made the first version of mustard, calling it ‘must,’ hence the name mustard. In today’s world, mustard has some pretty incredible uses.