Health benefits of spinach.

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Spinach belongs to the Chenopodiaceae family (also known as goosefoot), which includes beetroot, chard and quinoa. It shares a similar taste profile with these vegetables

1. May help maintain good vision

Spinach is a powerhouse of goodness, rich in plant pigments chlorophyll and carotenoids. As well as being anti-inflammatory. These plant compounds are important for healthy eyesight, helping reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts UFABET 

2. May support energy levels

Spinach has long been regarded as a plant that can restore energy, increase vitality and improve the quality of the blood. There are good reasons for this, including its iron content. Iron plays a central role in the function of red blood cells, helping transport oxygen around the body, supporting energy production and DNA synthesis.

Spinach also contains high levels of a compound called oxalic acid. Which may hamper our absorption of iron. Lightly cooking or wilting the leaves may minimise these effects.

3. May support heart health

Spinach, like beetroot, is naturally rich in compounds called nitrates. These help improve blood flow and lower pressure by relaxing the blood vessels, reducing arterial stiffness and promoting dilation. A reduction in blood pressure may help reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke. Studies suggest that nitrate-rich foods. Especially leafy greens like spinach – may also promote heart attack survival.