Spinach is one of my favorite leafy greens. I especially love it raw. I'm not a total fan of it cooked but I will still eat it anyway. I love it's crisp and fresh texture. It's virtually tasteless when it's raw.
How do spinach benefit my health?
Spinach help people who have low iron.
Spinach is full of vitamins and minerals.
Spinach also has a good amount of protein. Remember Popeye?!
It's very good for your eyes and liver
It also helps reduce inflammation
Who should consume spinach?
Everybody can benefit from spinach unless you're allergic
Anyone with low iron.
Anyone looking for an alternative to meat protein
How will spinach improve my skin?
Spinach contains vitamin A, which helps prevent wrinkles
It also contains antioxidant vitamins C and E
Spinach also helps fight free radicals
It contains beauty minerals like manganese, calcium, magnesium and more
lots of fiber and protein
What are the best ways to consume spinach?
You can eat in salad
You can eat it cooked, which helps you absorb some of the vitamins easier
You can eat it as part of smoothie
Also, make sure to add some type of vitamin C food like lemon or strawberries to help you absorbing the minerals
In the comments below, let me know how you use spinach. If you don't consume spinach, do you plan on doing so now? Let me know!
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