Well, turnips are not only one of the great cold weather foods to eat today, but they are also one of the best detox foods to add to your healthy diet. Turnips reduce mucus and help remove toxins from the body. Moreover, they are high in fiber and low in starches. Turnips are delightfully delicious when mashed or roasted and you can even use them instead of white potatoes. Turnips are also rich in Vitamin C that acts as a great and natural metabolism booster and helps boost your immune system.