Spinach Health

Everest Remedies
5 min read

Spinach is a green, leafy vegetable that is high in nutrients and low in calories.

Spinach is a superfood.
It is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low calorie package.
Dark, leafy greens like spinach are important for skin, hair, and bone health.
They also provide protein, iron, vitamins, and minerals.
Spinach has been used by various cultures throughout history, notably in Mediterranean, Middle-Eastern, and South East-Asian cuisines.
It can be incorporated quite easily into any diet, as it is cheap and easy to prepare.
The possible health benefits of consuming spinach include improving blood glucose control in people with diabetes, lowering the risk of cancer, and improving bone health, as well as supplying minerals and vitamins that can provide a range of different.


Fast facts on spinach

1. A 100 gram serving of spinach contains 28.1 milligrams of vitamin C, 34 percent of the daily recommendation.
2. Different types include savoy spinach, flat spinach, and semi savoy spinach.
3. Spinach can be added as an ingredient to many dishes and either cooked or served raw.


Spinach also contains vitamin K, fiber, phosphorus, and thiamine.

Most of the calories in spinach come from protein and carbohydrates.


A lack of iron in the diet can affect how efficiently the body uses energy.

Spinach is a great source of iron.

Make sure to combine vitamin C rich foods such as citrus fruits with plant iron like spinach to improve absorption.


Spinach contains approximately 250 mg of calcium per cup.

However, it is less easily absorbed than calcium obtained from dairy sources.

Spinach has a high oxalate content, which binds to calcium.

This makes it difficult for our bodies to use.


Spinach is also one of the best sources of dietary magnesium, which is necessary for energy metabolism, maintaining muscle and nerve function, regular heart rhythm, a healthy immune system, and maintaining blood pressure.

Magnesium also plays a part in hundreds more biochemical reactions that occur in the body.


1. Diabetes management
2. Cancer prevention
3. Asthma prevention
4. Lowering blood pressure
5. Bone health
6. Promotes digestive regularity
7.Healthy skin and hair


If someone is taking blood thinners, such as warfarin, it is important that they do not suddenly begin to change the amount of food they eat containing vitamin K, which plays a large role in blood clotting.
Consuming too much potassium can be harmful for those whose kidneys are not fully functional.
If the kidneys are unable to remove excess potassium from the blood, it could be fatal.
It is important that people with kidney problems do not consume dangerous levels of potassium.

Spinach is best consumed as part of a well-rounded, nutritious diet.





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