Health benefits of turnips:
Turnips are root vegetables . It means that the edible part of the turnip is its roots. The roots are usually round in shape and is usually whitish with little purple colour thrown in at places. Turnips are eaten raw in salads and also can be used as vegetables. The turnips are easily available all the year round but are mostly available in summer months when they come fresh. Turnips are rich source of starch just like potatoes but they are not as rich as potatoes. They have nearly a third of calories as in potatoes by weight. Both the root as well as leafs are eaten. Leaf is green in color and is much richer in vitamins and anti oxidants than the roots.