The benefits of spinach

The benefits of spinach

What are the benefits of these green leaves? Is our body grateful if we eat them?

This leafy vegetable is extremely useful for our body. Even though many people say that leafy vegetables cannot be considered to be a real food, it is not true. Spinach is rich in lots of vitamins and nutrients.

First of all, they contain lots of calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, zinc, manganese and selenium. Spinach is rich in proteins, carbohydrates, starch and organic acids. They contain vitamins PP, A, B and C.

Why are they beneficial? All useful substances that spinach contains have a positive effect on our body. In particular they are great for our intestinal tract. If you eat spinach regularly, your body will control sugar levels much easier. Spinach also strengthens your immune system and it is great for those who have impaired vision. It is also great in fighting against cellulite and cleaning your skin.

Pregnant women and breast-feeding moms should eat spinach too as it is much better than any vitamin supplements. Remember that you cannot eat too much of it as it can irritate your duodenum.

Make salads, soups, sauces and various snacks with spinach. You can eat it both raw and cooked. If you bought too much of spinach, you can easily froze it and use it later.



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