POTENTIAL HEALTH BENEFITS:
-Supports functions of large intestines, stomach, liver and vision
-Especially useful for easing constipation for frail and elderly
-People prone to kidney stones or gallstones are advised to eat spinach sparingly as it contains oxalic acid
-COntains cancer fighting antioxidants
-Higher in protein and iron than most vegetables but less than 2% of the iron content is digested/absorbed by the body once eaten
Useful amounts of magnesium, vitamin A, C, K, calcium,
phosphorus, potassium and fibre.
Can be eaten raw, steamed, blended into dressings or dips, in salads, soups, stir fries, pasta sauces, casseroles and many other recipes.
SPINACH is best eaten cooked as this allows the body to more readily absorb the
nutrients. Raw SPINACH is harder for the body to digest.
Posted on: June 13th, 2008