Turnips are vegetables with a creamy white color and a purple top. Turnips are used in roasts, stews, soups, and casseroles and as a boiled vegetable or sliced in salads.
The green leaves of the turnip are a good source of Vitamin A, folate, Vitamin C, Vitamin K and calcium. Turnip greens are high in lutein - an antioxidant which helps fight inflammation in the body which other wise can lead to chronic diseases like heart disease and cancer.
90 % of raw turnip (100 g) contains water. It has only 28 kcal. It also has protein (2.5 g) .
Do not wash until it is ready to use. Refrigerate in plastic bags.