Turnip microgreens have green tops with mostly white stems. However, with more light, the stems turn a variegated pink and purple.Flavor profiles for Purple Top Turnip microgreens are varied. Some people think the flavor is similar to kale or spinach. Others say they taste more like a non-spicy radish.I think they taste like a mild turnip with a sweet cabbage-like flavor.
Turnip greens are among the top foods in terms of the Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI) score. The ANDI index measures the vitamin, mineral and phytonutrient density, in relation to the caloric content of foods.Turnip microgreen are an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of beta-carotene), vitamin C, folate, copper, manganese, dietary fiber, calcium, vitamin E and vitamin B6. They are a very good source of potassium, magnesium, pantothenic acid, vitamin B2, iron and phosphorus. Additionally, they are a good source of vitamin B1, omega-3 fatty acids, niacin and protein.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF TURNIP:
- Anti- Cancer activities
- Maintains healthy skin
- Prevents retinal detachment
- Protection against macular degeneration
- Promotes bone health
- Treatment for Alzheimer’s disease
- Promotes weight loss
- Improves iron absorption
- Lung health
- Prevents excessive bleeding
- Increases red blood cell production
- Regulates blood cholesterol
- Protects against harmful bacteia