Turnips are round, apple-sized, root vegetables that have edible stems, roots, and leaves. Turnip is the name given to over thirty varieties of turnips that range in size, color, and flavor. Japanese turnips, or white turnips, are unlike other varieties because they can be eaten raw.
Research shows that consumption of turnips can decrease flare-ups of diverticulitis. This is because turnips assist with the absorption of water in the colon. Like a lot of other vegetables, turnips are good for heart health. The dark leafy greens on turnip tops also provide nutrients such as vitamins K and A.
Temperature:A good temperature range for the storage of turnips is 32 to 40 degrees.