Top 5 Reasons To Eat Turnip Greens

They may be a Southern Classic, but there are more reasons to eat Turnip Greens than just the great taste!

1. High Source of Antioxidants
Turnip greens nutrition is especially of interest to disease specialists because of the vast antioxidants present within the plant’s leaves. Numerous studies show that diets high in antioxidants from fresh vegetables help to fight against a number of illnesses.

2. Maintains excellent digestive health 
Turnip greens are usually filled with fiber which can help improve the body’s digestive tract.

3. Support your entire detox process 
If you are subjected to harmful toxins through the atmosphere as well as through your diet, just like most people are, then you are at elevated chance of any toxin related injury that may ultimately boost your the chances of your cells of getting super malignant until you provide your body’s detoxing system with some sufficient dietary support.

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4. Great Source Of Vitamin C
100 g of fresh leaves contain 60 mg, or 100% of daily recommended levels of vitamin-C. Vitamin-C is a modestly potent water-soluble antioxidant which helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents and scavenge harmful oxygen-free radicals.

5. Iron Content
Another important nutrient present in turnip greens is iron. You need iron because it is responsible for the formation and development of healthy red blood cells, which ensure that enough oxygen is circulated throughout your body.

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Barry ONeill