7 Awesome Health Benefits of Turnips

Turnips are very low calorie root vegetables. Nonetheless, they are very good source of vitamins, minerals, fiber and anti-oxidants.

The turnip green tops contain even more vitamins and minerals than the roots contain. The green tops are good source of carotenoid, xanthin, lutein, vitamin C and vitamin A.

Also, the leafy tops are an excellent source of vitamin K, folates, riboflavin, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid and thiamin.

The main benefits of turnips include;

  • Increase immune function
  • Protection against heart disease
  • Alleviation of cardiovascular disease
  • Alleviation of hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Reduced risk of type II diabetes
  • Reduced frequency of migraine headaches
  • Alleviation of Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)

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