Are Turnips Good for You?

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The turnip is a common vegetable grown worldwide for its taproot. The turnip's root is a good source of vitamin C. Their leaves are high in vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, folate, and calcium. The leaves and root have a flavor similar to raw cabbage and radishes. Turnip greens taste similar to mustard greens. In the Southern United States, you will find that many enjoy turnip greens by seasoning them with vinegar and ham hocks.
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Turnips - Cooked, Boiled, Drained, With Salt
calories
34
Nutrition Grade
A
Nutrition Facts
Total Fat 0.1g
1%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 446.2mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates 7.9g
6%
Protein 1.1g
1%
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Turnip greens are good for you because they are an excellent source of vitamin K and a source of omega-3 fatty acid. Turnips greens contain glucosinolates that can aid trigger detoxification enzymes and control their activity.
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