EN on Foods
February 2005 Issue
Homely Rutabaga: Handsome Flavor and Nutrition
The Folklore: Compared to other vegetables, the rutabaga is a relative newcomer, developed by a 17th-century botanist who crossed a turnip with a cabbage. The Facts: As a member of the cruciferous family, courtesy of its cabbage roots, the rutabaga may help cut cancer risk. It is an excellent source of vitamin C.
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