Parsnip

Closely related to carrots (pretty obvious), and parsley (wow, who would have thought?!), parsnips are highly nutritious and suitable in a wide variety of culinary applications. Historically, parsnips have also been used in herbal medicine and also as an aphrodisiac!! <3 <3

 

  • 59 calories / 100g
  • 83% water

 

Great source of:

  • Vitamins B6, B-Complex&E
  • Calcium
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Phosphorus
  • Potassium
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Zinc
  • Dietary fibre

 

Parsnipsmay:

  • Improve circulation, reduce blood pressure& prevent hypertension.
  • Support digestive health, prevent constipation and improve detoxification processes.
  • Protect the eyes against sun damage and macular degeneration.
  • Support a healthy pregnancy and prevent growth and development issues.
  • Improve bone health and prevent osteoporosis.
  • Support oral health, build strong gums and prevent gingivitis.
  • Regulate blood sugar and prevent diabetes.
  • Boost brain health and prevent mood/emotional disorders.
  • Support immunity and prevent illnesses and allergies.
  • Increase satiety and support weight management efforts.
  • Enhance skin elasticity and prevent the signs of aging.
  • Prevent respiratory infections and provide relief from sinusitis, asthma and bronchitis.