Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Increases stamina
Inhibits cancer cell growth
Lowers blood pressure
Provides energy
Reduces risk of cervical cancer

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup; Calories: 100; Fat: .4g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 13mg; Carbs: 24g; Fiber:7g; Sugars: 6g; Protein: 1.6g; Potassium: 14%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 37%DV; Calcium: 4%DV; Iron: 4%DV

Did You Know?

  • In Europe parsnips were used to sweeten jams and cakes before sugar became widely available.
  • Parnips are a great source of fiber and potassium!

Ways to Eat:

  • Roasted
  • Pureed

Farming Trivia:

  • Parsnips are native to Europe and Asia and were introduced to North America in the 17th century
  • Parsnips are a root vegetable related to the carrot family
  • In Roman times parsnips were believed to have been an aphrodisiac

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.