Kohlrabi is notably rich in vitamins and Dietary fiber; but has only 27 calories per 100 g, negligible amount of fat, and zero cholesterol. Fresh kohlrabi stem is rich source of vitamin-C. It helps body maintain healthy connective tissue, teeth, and gum. Its anti-oxidant property helps body protect from diseases and cancers by scavenging harmful free radicals from the body. kohlrabi is especially contain good amounts of many B-complex group of vitamins such as niacin, vitamin B-6 (pyridoxine), thiamin, pantothenic acid etc that acts as co-factors to enzymes during various metabolism inside the body. kohlrabi notably has good levels of minerals; copper, calcium, potassium, manganese, iron, and phosphorus are especially available in the stem. Potassium is an important component of cell and body fluids that helps controlling heart rate and blood pressure by countering effects of sodium. Manganese is used by the body as a co-factor for the antioxidant enzyme, superoxide dismutase.