5 good reasons to eat spinach
Spinach is a plant with remarkable abilities to restore energy, improve the quality of the blood and increase vitality and is available all year round but is in season during the spring. There are many reasons why spinach would produce such results, primarily the fact that it is rich in iron. The dark green color of spinach indicates that leaves contain high levels of health promoting carotenoids (lutein, zeaxanthin and beta carotene) and chlorophyll.
It is well known for its nutritional qualities. Iron plays a central role in the function of red blood cells which help in energy production and in transporting oxygen around the body and DNA synthesis.
Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A and folic acid as well as being a good source of iron,manganese, magnesium and vitamin B2. Spinach is also a magnificent source of vitamin K which is important for maintaining bone health and it is difficult to find vegetables richer in vitamin K than spinach.
- Rich in iron to help boost energy levels
- Good source of vitamin A for healthy vision
- Helps to alkalize the body
- Rich in antioxidants to fight free radicals
- Full of vitamin k for healthy bones