Fruits and Vegetables

Turnip – Salad & Vegetable

Turnip is a root vegetable, the turnip is a storehouse of many important nutrients. The scientific name of Turnip is Brassica rapa subsp Rapa. Turnip contains many times more mineral and vitamin content, which is beneficial for different parts of the body. By eating turnip, the body gets vitamin A, vitamin C, and important antioxidants, and turnip is a very low-calorie vegetable. In addition, its leaves and roots are also very good sources of vitamins and minerals.

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Nutrition Facts (100 grams)

Calories 28 Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.1 g Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 67 mg Potassium 191 mg
Carbohydrate 6 g Dietary fiber 1.8 g
Sugar 3.8 g Protein 0.9 g

Different Types Of Turnips

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Benefits of Turnip

  • Boil turnip in water, and after filtering its boiled water and adding sugar to it, drinking it provides relief from asthma, cough and throat diseases.
  • Beta carotene is found in turnips. It keeps the health of the mind right. Apart from this, the potassium found in it keeps our muscles and nerves strong.
  • Turnip is good for our skin along with keeping the immune system fine. Drinking turnip juice daily does not cause dryness in the skin. It also maintains glow in the skin.
  • Turnip is also a good medicine in blood pressure. Magnesium and vitamins are found in turnips. It helps in normalizing high blood pressure.
  • Piles remains a serious time in today’s time, which can be cured with the help of turnips. You can cure piles by taking turnips daily in food.
  • Body odor is a common problem in the summer months. Turnip juice is very beneficial in getting rid of body odor. Generally drinking turnip juice is good for health and also helps to protect against body odor.
  • Turnip help reduce the risk of cancer due to the high levels of antioxidants and phytochemicals. Due to the presence of glucosinolates, it helps in reducing the effects of cancer. By including this vegetable in your daily diet, you can reduce the risk of breast cancer as well as rectum and tumors.
  • It is rich in anti-inflammatory properties due to vitamin ‘A’ present in the turnip. Turnip helps in preventing a heart attack, heart stroke and other heart diseases. Turnip is also an excellent source of folate which helps to boost the cardiovascular system.
  • Eating turnip also helps prevent hair loss, breakage. Vitamin B and Vitamin C present in it provide this benefit.
  • Eating turnip also eliminates liver problems and people who have difficulty in urination, such as intermittent or burning sensation, also benefit from eating a turnip.
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