"Aside from low calorie, dietary fiber and water, turnips are also an excellent source of anti-oxidants, minerals, and vitamins. It is rich in vitamin C, which is a powerful anti-oxidant that helps for the creation of collagen. Vitamin C helps the body forage damaging free radicals for the deterrence of germs, viruses, and bacteria and destructive oxidation reactions that can cause sickness, inflammation, or even cancer. Thus turnips help in boosting our body’s natural immune system. Other vitamins provided by turnips included vitamin A, and vitamin B-complex namely folates, riboflavin, pyridoxine, pantothenic acid and thiamin
Turnips also help prevents and or facilitate healing of a broad range of health issues because of its high nutrient content. Among the minerals and nutrients in turnips included calcium, phosphorous, folic acid magnesium, niacin, Iron, potassium, and sodium which are essential for the over all well being of our body."