Food and Health Awareness | Add Spinach to Your Diet for Health Boost

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Spinach is a member of Polygonaceae plant and the scientific name is of spinach is Spinacia oleracea. Spinach is a green, leafy vegetable that is cheap and also suitable for everyone. It is a rich source of minerals, vitamins, pigments and, phytonutrients. Altogether, spinach is very beneficial for some important processes.

Health Benefits of Spinach

Improves Eyesight

Spinach is a ridiculous source of carotenoids, xanthene, and lutein. These compounds are very beneficial for eyesight. Beta-carotene is provided to the eyes by cooked spinach. It can prevent vitamin A deficiency, itchy eyes, ocular ulcers and dry eyes.

Treats Macular Degeneration

Retinitis pigmentosa is the main reason for blindness due to the disintegration of xanthene and lutein in the essential part of the retina. Oak spin National Laboratory study shows spinach consumption can lead to two important pigments and effective prevention of AMD.

Provides Neurological Benefits

It is well-known that several ingredients in spinach such as potassium, folic acid, and various antioxidants can provide nerve function to those who regularly consume it.

Maintains Blood Pressure

Spinach has a very high potassium content and low sodium content. This mineral composition is very beneficial to patients with hypertension, because potassium decreases, sodium increases blood pressure.

Helps in Bone Mineralization

Spinach is a good source of vitamin K. The role of vitamin K is to retain calcium in the bone matrix, resulting in bone mineralization.

Prevents Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is caused by arteries hardening. The pigment called lutein found in spinach has been shown to reduce atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes.

Proteins for Infant Growth

"Popeye, the Sailor Mane" is famous for his fascination with spinach. This cartoon intentionally aims to convince children to eat spinach and is strong. It is recommended that babies be fed spinach, which will give them protein, vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. These nutrients will lead to the corresponding development in their basic growth stages.


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Spinach is a good source of iron.According to research 1 cup of spinach which is cooked , delivers 5-6 mg of iron.

Adding spinach to green smoothies is the best! You don't taste it at all. I also like to sautéed it with garlic. Very delicious.

The combination of spinach with peach and banana gives us as a result a tropical drink with energetic, antioxidant and purifying qualities.

Consume it to lose weight and treat diseases such as inflammation and constipation.

Ingredients

1 cup spinach (30 g)
2 peaches
1 banana
2 tablespoons orange juice (20 ml)
½ cup almond milk (125 ml)

How to prepare it?

Cut the peaches and banana into several pieces.
Add them to the blender, along with the spinach.
Add the orange juice and the almond milk.
Beat everything for a few moments and serve when it is homogeneous. Take it between meals to calm the hunger.

The health benefits of spinach are ridiculous. No wonder it's a super food.

Wow... Awesome post. Quite informative, captivating, educational and we'll detailed.
Thanks for sharing @cryptokraze ✌ ✌

I still remember watching the Popeye cartoon in which he uses spinach as energy booster. I started eating spinach after watching it. Spinach is indeed very rich in vitamins and is good for your eyes.
Thanks for sharing such an informative article.

I can never take spinach as a juice but I love the fried side dish that we make with it.

I love spinach. It's so versatile and is so healthy for you. I always make sure the greens in my salads are spinach.

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spinach reminds me of popeye the sailor man, but then also makes me laugh that it just works on your hands and not on body, at least thats what they did with his character.

spinach is one of my favorite food it has alot of calcium notation inside and very healthful for us...

Very amazing post i like this the spanish is the good for health

Spinach oh spinach my favourite and wondering the many health benefits it bring .....

All the reason is about green, meaning is lot of anti oxidant make you body healthy.

Thanks for this information, @cryptokraze. I didn't know that spinach is beneficial to the circulatory system.

Very informative post. Thank you for sharing. Will definitely have more spinach & proper dietary whenever possible! :)

Remembers better to grow yourself spinach than buy in shop because today chemicals are everywhere even in this amazing vegetable and change this from healthy to poisonus.

Spinach is really a healthy diet. Here in Nigeria we add them to most of our soup. But I have question.
Will it still have the same impact when cooked?

Love the green ones so much!

in my country its routine to take spinach and very famous for good eye sight.

From the powerful antioxidants found in blueberries to the plant based omega-3 fatty acids found in spinach, these foods promise better sex, a clearer head and a longer life. Read more here. ... Studies show that blueberries, which are rich in fiber and vitamins A and C, also boost cardiovascular health.

I love spinach) Special with omelet and mushrooms, you can add more cherry tomatoes. Fry mushrooms for 5 minutes, add cherry tomatoes and spinach at the end. Fry everything for 3 minutes. And pour the mixture of eggs and milk)) Very tasty and satisfying. If you don't mind, you could vote for my article https://steemit.com/motivation/@margarita-de/a-woman-s-world

So informative, keep it up

spinach is healthy for our body and many benefits, can be used as juice, can also be cooked.

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