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23 Health Benefits Of Turnips

Turnip (Brassica rapa) is a root vegetable that is commonly cultivated in temperate regions for its nutritional and medicinal taproot. Turnips are popular for both human and livestock consumption. Its health benefits include; cancer prevention, protecting the heart, reducing inflammation, improving one’s digestion, and improving one’s bone health. Turnip greens (the stem and leaf of …

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 …