Spinach: The Iron Rich Leaf

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Spinach: The Iron Rich Leaf
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Abundant in Iron, it plays a central role in oxygen transportation through blood. A must have green veggie in your weekly diet!!

Remember the famous Cartoon Series, "Popeye: The Sailor Man"??? Whenever Popeye was in trouble, he would burst open a tin of spinach and immediately his muscles would bulge and his increased strength would save his beloved Olive from his rival Bluto.

Spinach: The Iron Rich Leaf

Popeye

The spinach leaves are known to restore energy, improve the blood quality and increase the vitality. All these important quality of spinach is due to its abundance in Iron.

Iron is the central compound in Haemoglobin (the pigment that gives red color to the blood) and thus plays a important role in the transportation of oxygen.

So, if you are suffering from Anaemia, have lots of spinach

Spinach is rich in phyto chemicals like Chlorophyll (dark green color pigment; hence spinach is dark green in color) and carotenoids, which improves eye sight and prevents catracts.

Spinach: The Iron Rich Leaf

Spinach

Spinach is rich in Vitamin K, which is responsible for clotting blood and prevents excessive bleeding.

Spinach has shown significant protection against prostate cancer.

Pregnant women must must must have spinach
Spinach: The Iron Rich Leaf

Every good thing also have a bad thing

Spinach has more than 50mgs of Oxalate (more than the Recommended dosage in a day); hence over consumption may cause kidney stones!!!

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