Sunday, January 9, 2011


Spinach is a green leafy vegetable with abundant vitamins. It offers many health benefits with its rich nutrients like iron and fiber. It is a recommended food in variety of forms, the most popular being soup and salad. Spinach contains excellent levels of manganese, potassium, iron and calcium. Elements like copper, phosphorous and zinc with a little amount of trace of selenium are present in spinach.

Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin K4, vitamin C, vitamin B6 and riboflavin. It also contains trace of Thiamin and niacin. Every 100 grams of spinach contains 23 calories. Spinach is a bundle of nutrients and has numerous health benefits. One of a compound in spinach called “Flavonoid” acts as an antioxidant for cancer. Spinach helps in lowering the blood pressure due to the presence of magnesium. It also contains vitamin K, which is good for bones. Spinach prevents us from heart deceases. Vitamin C in spinach provides inflammatory benefits. By adding spinach in your daily diet we can have smarter brain and better eye sight due to its richness in vitamins.

So do you want to try spinach soup today in the evening?

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