The Ultimate Guide to Turnip Nutrition

The Ultimate Guide to Turnip Nutrition

We kicked off fall by taking a deep dive into fun facts about pumpkins, and now we’re digging right into turnip nutrition. Turnips are good for you, and they make a tasty substitute for potatoes. If you haven’t tried turnip fries yet, they’re seriously amazing! Even cooler? “You can eat all parts of a turnip, from the crunchy root to the greens made up of the stem and leaves,” says Tamsin Jordan, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., a New York-based registered dietitian specializing in women’s health. Turnip Nutrition Facts We’re tempted to call them “faux-tatoes,” but turnips are awesome in their own right. In fact, the nutritional value of turnips is pretty impressive: A cup of cooked turnip cubes has 34 calories and 3 grams of fiber compared to 200 calories and 2 grams of fiber in a cup of potatoes. If you’re eating the stems and leaves, a cup of chopped turnip greens has only 29 calories but... Read More