The Ultimate Guide to the Nutritional Benefits and Preparation of Spinach

2023-11-23 12:14:17

Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – Spinach is among the few vegetables available throughout the year. It can be prepared and eaten in a variety of ways, but contains the majority of its nutrients when eaten fresh.

The official website “HealthySD” explained that spinach leaves represent 100% of the daily value of vitamin A, which helps maintain the health of your eyes, skin, and hair.

Spinach leaves are a great source of:

Vitamin C: It helps heal wounds and bruises and controls cholesterol levels.
Vitamin E: Helps maintain tissue health and supports the immune system.
Vitamin B1-B2-B3-B5-B6: It helps reduce stress and depression, and promotes brain cell health.
Vitamin K: Builds strong bones by helping calcium adhere to the bones.

Spinach is a good source of protein, fiber, and minerals.

It is considered rich in key micronutrients, such as iron, manganese, zinc, and magnesium, according to what was explained by the official website of the “National Library of Medicine” in America.

Spinach is also known for its antimicrobial, anticancer, and antioxidant activity.

How to prepare and store spinach

It is necessary to put spinach in a large bowl of water to remove sand and dirt.

After removing the leaves from the water, repeat the process again until the leaves are clean. Store spinach in a bag in the refrigerator.

Ways to eat spinach:

Raw, steamed spinach, microwaved, sautéed spinach

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