Pachyrhizus erosus / Mexican Turnip / Jimaca or commonly known in the Philippines as singkamas is a sweet and crispy root crop with yellow and papery exterior and creamy white color inside.
While we love eating it during summer because of its thirst-quenching ability, have you ever wondered what can it do to your body? Here are the benefits of Singkamas / turnip:
- High in vitamins C, A and B complex, along with calcium, phosphorus, folic acid magnesium, niacin, Iron, potassium, and sodium
- Has a thirst-quenching capacity
- Provides low calories
- A dietary fiber that satisfies hunger without feeling heavy