Why spinach?

Spinach is an excellent source of vitamin A, K, and C. Vitamin K is very good for bone health. Other nutrients that spinach contains are calcium and magnesium; these are also good for bones. Spinach is also a great source of folate. Folate is a mineral that is used by the body to destroy potentially dangerous free radicals by converting them into benign molecules. Spinach is also good for digestive health.

Spinich is excellent for colon health and useful for colon cleansing. The vitamin C and beta-carotene contained in spinach help to protect the colon cells from the damaging effects of free radicals and the folate in spinach helps to prevent the damage and mutations of colon cells, even when they are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals.

Spinach has been proven to protect the brain from oxidative stress and reduce the effects of age-related declines in brain function. Spinach also contains lutein, a mineral that protects the eyes from diseases such as macular degeneration and cataracts.


Try these great recipes:

Cranberry Spinach Salad