Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal
Combats fatigue
Improves hair, skin and nails
Increases stamina
May reduce risk of cancer
Provides energy

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 medium; Calories: 34; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 82mg; Carbs: 8g; Fiber:2.2g;  Sugars: 4.6g; Protein: 1.1g; Potassium: 6%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 42%DV; Calcium: 3%DV; Iron: 2%DV

Did You Know?

  • Turnips are a versatile vegetable since you can eat both the root and the green.
  • You should store in plastic bags in refrigerator crisper drawer.

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Roasted
  • Pureed
  • Sauteed greens

Farming Trivia:

  • Turnips are descended from the wild turnip, which is native to Central Asia, the Mediterranean and the Near East. They were known to the Romans but were used as food long before the rise of their empire
  • The greens can be steamed just as you would do spinach
  • Belong to Brassicaceae family, includes cabbage, kale, brussels sprouts

 

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.