Aids in digestion
Inhibits cancer cell growth
Lowers blood pressure
Reduces risk of cervical cancer
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:
- 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