1. Good for bones
Spinach contains several nutrients that are good for the strengthening and developing of our bones, this is because this green stuff has nutrients like magnesium, manganese, vitamin K and calcium. These are the doses to good overall bone health.
2. Heart health
Spinach contains a lot of antioxidants such as vitamins A, C and E along with selenium and beta carotene. Spinach also contains omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin B6, niacin and potassium which are important for heart health.
Has shark week drained the heck out of you? Spinach is a vegetable that is also full of iron which is good for the blood component hemoglobin that distributes oxygen to the rest of the body cells which is needed for good energy.
4. Gastrointestinal Health
Because of its richness of vitamin C, beta carotene and folates, it is also rich in fiber which aids in digestion and improves absorption of nutrients through the intestinal walls and helps prevent constipation.
Because of its richness in vitamin K, it helps slow down age-related decline of brain function and also promotes the overall brain health and nervous system.
6. Skin Health
We know we are an awesome skin care brand, but don’t worry, we are not about to sell our spinach lotion to you yet, because it doesn’t exist. But we have the moral authority to tell you why it is good for that leather that covers your bones. Spinach has vitamin A which has the ability to protect and nurture the skin. The vitamin A in the spinach also strengthens the skin which helps protect it from damage caused by harmful rays of the sun.
7. Eye Health
Spinach is also a rich source of beta carotene, lutein and xanthene which helps prevent itchy eyes or dry eyes, and this is especially helpful for those who spend a lot of time on the computer as part of your work. Stop over working and eat your spinach chips!!!!
8. Development of fetus
Since spinach is rich in folate, it is important for expectant mothers to eat spinach so that the nervous system of the fetus develops during the early stages of growth. The vitamin A that is present in the fetus is also important in the development of the lungs, heart, kidneys, eyes and bones.
9. Strengthen muscles
Spinach is a good source of iron, calcium, magnesium, vitamins C and K and antioxidants. All these are important for good muscle health. Iron is important for muscle building because of oxygen demands by the cells of tissues in the muscles hence the iron helps the hemoglobin carry a lot of oxygen. Calcium and magnesium helps reduce the muscle cramps. The vitamins C and K plus the antioxidants helps reduce the inflammation in which it lubricates the joints hence prevent inflammation.
10. Aids in weight loss
Since it is rich in fiber, when you blend it and mix it with other fruits, it is a great appetite suppressant and helps you eat in moderation to help aid in weight loss. Wet-fry that liver, saute your spinach, and get a plate of ugali and don’t pick up calls from your friends.
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