Munch on spinach, live the good life

Munch on spinach, live the good life

Spinach is one of the healthiest foods, with its nutritional, anti-oxidant and anti-cancer constituents.

The green leafy vegetable is recommended for those looking to lower their cholesterol levels as well as lose weight. 

n  Spinach leaves are an excellent source of vitamin K, playing a vital role in strengthening the bone mass.

n  The potassium present in spinach helps control blood pressure and improve cardiovascular health. 

n  It improves the functioning of your brain and reduces frequency of migraine attacks.

n  It is very low in calories and contains a good amount of soluble dietary fibre. 

n  Spinach contains good amount of iron that helps in red blood cell production in the body. It prevents anaemia.

n  The vitamins and minerals in this green leaf offer relief from dry, itchy skin. They also help maintain a radiant complexion.

n  Spinach is rich in vitamin A, essential in maintaining healthy mucous membranes and good eyesight. 

n  The zinc present in spinach regulates growth and development, digestion and nucleic acid synthesis.

n  Spinach is a natural diuretic and laxative. It eases constipation, protects the mucus lining of the stomach and flushes out toxins from the body.

n  The amount of vitamin C present in its fresh green leaves helps the body develop resistance against infectious agents.

n  Spinach has a high calcium content that helps maintain strong bones, teeth and good muscle movement.

n  The lutein and zeta-xanthine present in spinach helps protect the body from cataract and age-related macular degeneration.

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