The Benefits of Singkamas (Turnip)

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 especially with bagoong,  have you ever wondered what can it do to your body? Here are the benefits of Singkamas:



  • 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

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