Calories in Turnip,
Turnip Nutrition

How many calories in Turnip? See below, the Turnip calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Turnip nutrition facts and the health benefits of Turnip to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

The Turnip is a root vegetable, available in several varieties but commonly purple with a white base. The green leaves should also be considered part of the vegetable as they are full of vitamins, so don't discard them. They are an excellent source of vitamin A, with a high Lutein content, folic acid, vitamin C, K, manganese, fiber, calcium and many more vitamins and minerals..

Lutein is a carotenoid, and is believed to protect against age related macular degeneration which can affect our eyesight. Turnips are thought to help prevent cardiovascular disease and have anti-cancer properties. Other Turnip benefits include better digestion given its high fiber content.

Below are a number of calorie tables for both the turnip and turnip greens. See our vegetable calories comparison chart to compare the calories in Turnips with the other calories in vegetables.

We've also included a Turnip nutrition table comparing the nutrients when the vegetable is raw and when it's been cooked. Also, have a look how nutritious the Turnip is in comparison to the other vegetable nutrition facts.

All of our calorie and nutrition information is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.

Turnip Calories

Turnips, raw

Refuse: 19% (Parings)
Scientific Name: Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group)

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams28 kcal (117 kJ)
1 cup, cubes, 130 grams36 kcal (152 kJ)
Calories in a Large Turnip: 1 large, 183 grams51 kcal (214 kJ)
Calories in a Medium Turnip: 1 medium, 122 grams34 kcal (143 kJ)
1 slice, 15 grams4 kcal (18 kJ)
Calories in a Small Turnip: 1 small, 61 grams17 kcal (71 kJ)
0.5 cup, cubes, 65 grams18 kcal (76 kJ)

Turnips, cooked, boiled, drained

Refuse: 0%

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams22 kcal (92 kJ)
1 cup, cubes, 156 grams34 kcal (144 kJ)
1 cup, mashed, 230 grams51 kcal (212 kJ)

Turnip greens, raw

Refuse: 30% (Root crown, tough stems and discarded leaves)
Scientific Name: Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group)

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams32 kcal (132 kJ)
1 cup, chopped, 55 grams18 kcal (73 kJ)

Turnip greens, cooked, boiled, drained

Refuse: 0%

Serving Size

Calories per Serving

100 grams20 kcal (84 kJ)
1 cup, chopped, 144 grams29 kcal (121 kJ)
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference


Turnip Nutrition

Turnip nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Scientific Name: Brassica rapa (Rapifera Group)
Proximates:
Turnip NutrientsTurnip, rawTurnip, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt
Water91.87 g93.6 g
Energy117 kJ (28 kcal)92 kJ (22 kcal)
Protein0.9 g0.71 g
Carbohydrates6.43 g5.06 g
Total Fat:0.1 g0.08 g
Fiber1.8 g2 g
Sugars, total3.8 g2.99 g
Minerals:
Calcium, Ca30 mg (3%)33 mg (3.3%)
Iron, Fe0.3 mg (1.67%)0.18 mg (1%)
Magnesium, Mg11 mg (2.75%)9 mg (2.25%)
Phosphorus, P27 mg (2.7%)26 mg (2.6%)
Potassium, K191 mg (4.06%)177 mg (3.77%)
Sodium, Na67 mg (2.79%)16 mg (0.67%)
Zinc, Zn0.27 mg (1.8%)0.12 mg (0.8%)
Copper, Cu0.085 mg (4.25%)0.002 mg (0.1%)
Manganese, Mn0.134 mg (6.7%)0.071 mg (3.55%)
Selenium, Se0.7 mcg (1%)0.2 mcg (0.29%)
Vitamins:
Vitamin C21 mg (35%)11.6 mg (19%)
Thiamin (Vit. B1)0.04 mg (2.67%)0.027 mg (1.8%)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.03 mg (1.7%)0.023 mg (1.35%)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.4 mg (2%)0.299 mg (1.5%)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.2 mg (2%)0.142 mg (1.42%)
Vitamin B60.09 mg (4.5%)0.067 mg (3.35%)
Folate (Vit. B9)15 mcg (3.75%)9 mcg (2.25%)
Vitamin A0 iu (0%)0 iu (0%)
Vitamin E0.03 mg (0.25%)0.02 mg (0.17%)
Vitamin K0.1 mcg (0.13%)0.1 mcg (0.13%)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended
Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference







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