Health Benefits Of Spinach

Updated: Sep 29

Once known as Popeye's go-to food when faced with a physical challenge, spinach offers a great deal of nutritional strength, making it one of today's great health, fitness and nutrition solutions in a world full of health challenges. Not just for salads, this versatile dark and leafy green is loaded with essential vitamins and minerals that will not only support your health, fitness and nutrition needs, but add flavor and variety to your daily diet too!

Nutritional benefits of spinach

  • Vitamin K

  • Vitamin A

  • Manganese

  • Folate

  • Magnesium

  • Iron

  • Vitamin B2 and B6

  • Vitamin E

  • Calcium

  • Potassium

  • Dietary fiber

  • Even protein!

Health benefits of spinach:

  • Antioxidant

  • Anti-inflammatory properties

  • Has been shown to help protect against certain types of cancer

  • Supports bone health

  • Strengthens immunity

  • Supports healthy brain function and agility

  • Gastrointestinal health

Simple ways to sneak it in:

  • Puree fresh spinach leaves, pour in ice cube trays to freeze and use later

  • Sauté with other fresh vegetables, whole grains and/or lean meats

  • Add to your favorite pasta dish

  • Blend into smoothies

  • Make a power salad (add fruit, nuts, low fat cheese, lean meat, etc!)

  • Add to omelets, scrambled eggs and quiches

  • Stir into soups

  • Steam and drizzle with lemon to have as a healthy side to fish or chicken

Here's to empowering your health!

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