Updated: Jul 19
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 B2 and B6
Health benefits of spinach:
Has been shown to help protect against certain types of cancer
Supports bone health
Supports healthy brain function and agility
Simple ways to incorporate spinach:
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
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