Turnip greens offer a wide range of nutrients critical to achieving optimal health.
- Vitamin K: helps with bone metabolism, vascular health, and normal blood coagulation. Also contains calcium and can be considered to have significant bone-mineralizing potential.
- Vitamin A and Carotenoids: Cartenoids help support and may also support cognitive and cardiovascular health. May also reduce the risk for certain cancers.
- Folate: an essential nutrient necessary to DNA and RNA synthesis, amino acid metabolism, and the prevention of neural tube defects.
- Other nutrients: Turnip greens are also a good source of vitamin C, manganese, calcium, and copper.