Healthy Vegetables

Spinach contains NO FAT but ample Fiber

Nutritional value of Spinach:

1 cup of cooked spinach contains 40 calories, zero fat and ample fiber. They also contain vitamins A, B9 and K as well as minerals like iron, calcium, magnesium and manganese.

Spinach infographic
Spinach infographic

Disease-fighting factor:

Cooking spinach makes lutein and other nutrients more absorbable.

  1. Spinach contains lutein which prevents macular degeneration that can lead to blindness in the elderly.
  2. Spinach contains vitamin B9 or folate which prevents birth defects in newborns.
  3. Spinach is a good source of iron which prevents anemia.

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