Leafy Greens, Nutrition

Enrich your diet with spinach love.

Leafy greens like spinach contain many nutrients that your cells need to fuel your body.

Any vegetable that has a very deep color has a high concentration of nutrients, and that translates into a range of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects in the body.

Your skin, hair, and bone health will thank you for providing it with protein, iron, vitamin K, and magnesium, potassium, folate

Folate is one of the B-vitamins and is needed to make red and white blood cells in the bone marrow, convert carbohydrates into energy, and produce DNA and RNA.

Folate is the generic name for a type of B vitamin. It’s found naturally in foods as folateFolic acid is the manmade version sold as supplements and added to fortified foods.

Did you know:

One cup of raw spinach contains: 7 calories, 0.86g of protein, 30mg of calcium, 0.81g of iron, 24mg of magnesium, 167mg of potassium, 2813IU of vitamin A, 58 mg of folate

Spinach is an excellent source of beta-carotene.

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.

Remember everything is in moderation. Eating too much can cause kidney problems. Please refer to your National Food Guide for more information.

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