Key Description : The turnip or white turnip is a vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, fleshy taproot. The word turnip is a compound of turn as in turned/rounded on a lathe and neep, derived from Latin napus, the word for the plant.
Turnips are a root vegetable and member of the cruciferous family, along with other vegetables like bok choy, Brussels sprouts, and kale.
They’re one of the world’s most important vegetable crops, as they’re used to feed both humans and cattle
Turnips have an excellent nutritional profile.
Like other cruciferous vegetables, they’re low in calories but pack plenty of vitamins and minerals.
A 1-cup (130-gram) serving of cubed raw turnips contains:
Carbs: 8 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Protein: 1 gram
Vitamin C: 30% of the Daily Value (DV)
Folate: 5% of the DV
Phosphorus: 3% of the DV
Calcium: 3% of the DV
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Store in a cool dry place