4 Reasons to Eat Rutabaga

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4 Reasons to Eat Rutabaga

Rutabagas contain a wide range of minerals including calcium (18mg/cup), magnesium (10mg/cup), and potassium (216mg/cup). They also have vitamin C (18.8mg/cup), vitamin A (2 IU /cup), and several other vitamins1.

1. Support your bones

Rutabagas are rich in minerals which support bone health, including zinc, calcium, magnesium, and phosphorous.

2. Cut back on carbs

Rutabagas have fewer carbohydrates that potatoes. They are often used as an alternative to potatoes by individuals who want to cut down on carbs.

3. Aid Your Digestion

Rutabagas have 1.8g of fiber per cup (cubed)1. Fibre is important for a healthy digestive system.

4. Boost your heart health

One cup of rutabaga contains 216mg of potassium. Potassium supports heart health and a healthy metabolism2.

This article is for personal interest only and is not meant to be taken as medical advice. Please consult your doctor or other medical professional before making any major dietary changes.



Basic Report:  11436, Rutabagas, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

2 http://www.healthdiaries.com/eatthis/6-health-benefits-of-rutabaga.html

3 https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable/rutabaga.html

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