Vegetable rutabaga: calorie and useful structure

Vegetable rutabaga: calorie and useful structure
 In the I century AD were recorded the first mention of the use of rutabaga man. It is considered the birthplace of Western Europe, but in Russia it is actively used in food long before the potatoes. Most often ate it in the winter and spring, when the body is experiencing an acute shortage of vitamins. How much more valuable rutabaga for the human body?

It has a positive effect on the digestive processes, effectively eliminates constipation. Decoctions of swede help get rid of phlegm, it is also used as a diuretic. Thanks contained therein ascorbic acid can strengthen the immune system in the off-season, as well as on its feet after undergoing cold.

In rutabaga contains 1, 2 g protein, 0, 1 g fat, 8, 9 g of carbohydrates. But this root vegetables have a lot of vitamins and biologically active components. Rutabaga is rich in vitamins of group B. And they protect the body from toxins, stimulate the reproductive function of the body, maintain normal thyroid gland function, improve metabolism, promote cell growth. Vitamin P contained in rutabaga, improves the condition of the gums.

In this vegetable a lot of vitamin A, which supports young skin and body, improves metabolism, effectively "work" on the normal state of teeth and bones. Recent well-maintained and the tandem of calcium and phosphorus, which rutabaga in excess. Magnesium is located in the root, monitors the state of the cardiovascular system. Rutabaga also contains iron, which sustains life in the body, contributing to the production of hemoglobin, sodium, is responsible for the normal acid-base balance, as well as sulfur, tracking the intestinal microflora.

In order to save more useful properties, eat raw turnips, for example, adding to the salad. This root can also boil, stew and fry, and even use it leaves as an additional ingredient. Rutabaga is considered a dietary product, it effectively cleanses the body. Calorie 100g is only 34 calories, so no harm in the form of fat folds the root will bring.

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