Turnip Nutrition Label

Turnip Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 21kcal (89 kj)
4%
Carbohydrates 2.52g
1%
Sugars 2.37g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 0.23g
Maltose 0.02g
Fructose 1.37g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 0.73g
Protein 1.20g
1%
Fat 0.10g
0%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.10g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.02g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.03g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 13.20mg
Iron 0.15mg
1%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 33.00mg
3%
Chromium 0.50ug
2%
Sodium 18.00mg
1%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.03mg
0%
Salt 45.86mg
2%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e alphatocopherol 0.00mg
0%
Zinc 0.16mg
2%
Vitamin c (ascorbic acid) 22.90mg
31%
Vitamin b-12 (cobalamin) 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a retinol activity equivalents 5.96ug
1%
Thiamin (vitamin b1) 0.06mg
5%
Riboflavine (vitamin b2) 0.06mg
5%
Vitamin b6 pyridoxine (hydrochloride) 0.08mg
6%
Manganese 0.07mg
4%
Magnesium 17.00mg
5%
Potassium 180.00mg
8%
Fluoride (fluerine) 0.01mg
0%
Phosphorus 34.00mg
5%
Vitamin k 2.00ug
2%
Fibre, total 2.70g
1%
Fibre, dietary 1.90g
8%
Niacin equivalents, total 1.40mg
10%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 14.00ug
4%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 92.30g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Turnip

What is turnip?

Turnip is a root vegetable that belongs to the Brassicaceae family, along with cabbage and broccoli. It is known for its crisp texture and slightly peppery flavor. Turnips are low in calories and high in nutrients, including vitamin C, fiber, and potassium, making them a healthy addition to any diet.

What are the health benefits of turnips?

Turnips are a good source of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. They are low in calories and high in nutrients, making them a great addition to a healthy diet. They can help support digestion, promote heart health, and contribute to overall bone health due to their calcium content.

Are turnips high in carbohydrates?

Yes, turnips are relatively high in carbohydrates, with about 8 grams per 1 cup of cooked turnip. However, they are a good source of fiber and provide various essential nutrients as well.

How much turnip should I eat per day?

There is no strict rule for how much turnip to eat per day, but including about one cup of cooked turnip in your meals can be a good addition to a balanced diet. Turnips are low in calories, high in fiber, and contain important nutrients such as vitamin C, potassium, and folate.

TURNIP Allergies

Turnip allergies are rare, but some individuals may experience allergic reactions after consuming turnips. Symptoms of a turnip allergy may include itching, hives, swelling, or in severe cases, anaphylaxis. If you suspect that you have a turnip allergy, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and guidance on managing your allergy.

Turnip Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Turnip

Fat 6%
Carbohydrates 64%
Protein 30%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Turnip. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 2%
Methionine 2%
Tyrosine 2%
Histidine 2%
Phenylalanine 3%
Arginine 4%
Threonine 4%
Glycine 4%
Proline 5%
Serine 5%
Valine 5%
Leucine 6%
Alanine 6%
Isoleucine 6%
Lysine 6%
Aspartic acid 11%
Glutamic acid 23%

Component Breakdown for Turnip

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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