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Benefits of Eating Turnip

Turnip is a vegetable used in autumn. There are many varieties of turnips, and they are quite nutritious as well. Turnip is a very easily available vegetable. Turnip is eaten in the form of salad, vegetable, pickle etc. Turnip is called as turnip, it is delicious as well as very nutritious.


The appropriate time for the cultivation of turnip is considered to be from September to October in the plains and from July to October in the hilly areas. Turnip is a very easily available vegetable in the winter season.

Benefits of turnips

  1. Consumption of turnip increases immunity, because turnip contains ascorbic acid.
  2. Turnip is one of the nitrate-rich foods, it is also beneficial for blood vessels. Turnip is also very beneficial for the heart.
  3. Antioxidants such as phytochemicals, glucosinolates are present in turnips, which are capable of reducing the effects of cancer.
  4. Turnips are rich in the antioxidant lutein. It is very beneficial for the eyes. Turnip reduces blood pressure and prevents platelets from sticking together in the blood.
  5. If you want to lose weight, then you can make turnip your weight loss partner, it helps in keeping the digestive system healthy.
  6. Turnip contains Vitamin K, due to which the bones get rich nutrition. Turnip also fulfills the deficiency of calcium in the body.
  7. Vitamin A is contained in turnip, it is helpful in maintaining healthy lungs.

Nutrients of turnips

NutritionAmount Per 100 g% Daily Value*
Total Fat0.1 g0%
Saturated fat 0 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg 0%
Sodium67 mg 2%
Potassium191 mg5%
Total Carbohydrate6 g2%
Dietary fiber1.8 g7%
Sugar3.8 g
Protein0.9 g1%
Vitamin C35%
Vitamin B65%


Phosphorus is found in high amounts in the leaves of turnip, so consuming them in excess can cause diseases related to heart and kidney.

Conclusion: Turnip, it comes in those green nutritious vegetables, which is very useful for the body. In this post of ours, an attempt has been made to give as much information as possible about turnip. Hope our readers use turnip in the right way and stay healthy.