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Calories in Turnip Greens
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Written by Sky Taylor, Diet Bites

Calories, Fats, Carbs & Nutrition in Turnip Greens

Nutrition Data Based on Raw Natural State

One cup of chopped turnip greens contains:

Calories = 18 kcals
Protein = 1 g
Fat, total = basically void of lipids
Carbohydrates = 4 g
Fiber, dietary = 2 g
Sugars, total = > 1/2 gram
Calcium = 104 mg's
Iron = about 1/2 mg
Potassium = 163 mg's

Turnip greens are super-low in calories and contain impressive amounts of certain essential vitamins and nutrients. They are almost void of all types of fats. However, many cooks tend to add fatty salt pork or bacon to the pot during the cooking process.

Bone-supporting calcium content is also impressive. Furthermore, each cup of raw turnip greens provides one gram of muscle-building protein.

Vitamin & Mineral Content of Raw Turnip Greens

One cup of chopped contains:

Vitamin C = 33 mg's
Vitamin B-6 = 0.145 mg's
Vitamin B-12 = 0 amount
Vitamin A = 6,373 IU's
Vitamin E = 1.57 mg's
Vitamin D = 0 amounts
Vitamin K = 138
g's

Needless to say, this vegetable is a very wise choice for those seeking to add more Vitamin K, E, C and A into their diet.

Nutrition Facts for Turnip Greens, Raw Natural State

Nutritional Elements

Unit Measures

1 cup, chopped

Alanine

g

0.057

Alcohol, ethyl

g

0.0

Arginine

g

0.052

Ash

g

0.77

Aspartic acid

g

0.087

Caffeine

mg

0

Calcium, Ca

mg

104

Calories

kcal

18

Carbohydrate

g

3.92

Carotene, alpha

mcg

0

Carotene, beta

mcg

3824

Cholesterol

mg

0

Copper, Cu

mg

0.193

Cryptoxanthin, beta

mcg

0

Cystine

g

0.009

Monounsaturated Fat

g

0.011

Polyunsaturated Fat

g

0.066

Saturated Fat

g

0.039

Fiber, total dietary

g

1.8

Folate, DFE

mcg_DFE

107

Folate, food

mcg

107

Folate, total

mcg

107

Folic acid

mcg

0

Fructose

g

0.16

Glucose (dextrose)

g

0.29

Glutamic acid

g

0.112

Glycine

g

0.050

Histidine

g

0.020

Iron, Fe

mg

0.61

Isoleucine

g

0.043

Leucine

g

0.075

Lutein + zeaxanthin

mcg

7054

Lycopene

mcg

0

Lysine

g

0.054

Magnesium, Mg

mg

17

Manganese, Mn

mg

0.256

Methionine

g

0.019

Niacin

mg

0.330

Pantothenic acid

mg

0.209

Phenylalanine

g

0.051

Phosphorus, P

mg

23

Phytosterols

mg

7

Potassium, K

mg

163

Proline

g

0.039

Protein

g

0.82

Retinol

mcg

0

Riboflavin

mg

0.055

Selenium, Se

mcg

0.7

Serine

g

0.034

Sodium, Na

mg

22

Sugars, total

g

0.45

Theobromine

mg

0

Thiamin

mg

0.039

Threonine

g

0.045

Tocopherol, beta

mg

0.00

Tocopherol, delta

mg

0.00

Tocopherol, gamma

mg

0.09

Total lipid (fat)

g

0.17

Tryptophan

g

0.014

Tyrosine

g

0.032

Valine

g

0.056

Vitamin A, IU

IU

6373

Vitamin A, RAE

mcg_RAE

318

Vitamin B-12

mcg

0.00

Vitamin B-6

mg

0.145

Vitamin C

mg

33.0

Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)

mg

1.57

Vitamin K (phylloquinone)

mcg

138.1

Zinc, Zn

mg

0.10

 

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