Turnip greens is, simply, the greens of the turnip plant.
The root of the turnip plant is more well-known as food, but in some parts of the world, the greens are also consumed.
I never used to eat these greens as I was brought up to discard these greens; considered not edible, when I was growing up. Now, I am horrified that all those years before I started eating turnip greens, I had been throwing away nutrients down the drain.
(Turnip) Native of:
(Turnip) Now Found/Grown in:
Mainly due to glucosinolates antioxidant found in Turnip Greens. Glucosinolates antioxidant regulates the detoxification enzymes.
Being fiber rich, it binds with the used biles (for digestion of fats), and allows these used biles to be eliminated from our body. To replace these biles, the live then draws on existing cholesterol from the body, and thereby, reduces the cholesterol levels in the body.
Being rich in Folate, aids the reduction of homocysteine in our body.