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 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

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