Margaret Malochleb

Margaret Malochleb


The phytochemicalbenefits of turnips
One of the world’s oldest cultivated vegetables is Brassica rapa L., commonly known as the turnip. Besides being an important vegetable and source of oil, the turnip is also used as a traditional medicine to treat headaches, chest complaints, rheumatisms, and rabies.

A review articlepublished in the Journal of Food Science examined the phytochemical compounds and health benefits of turnips and found that glucosinolates and isothiocyanates (mainly 2-pheny…

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Margaret Malochleb, Associate Editor, [email protected]
Margaret Malochleb