Eat Spinach for a Healthy Diet

February 6, 2013

By Rachel Bertone

Reasons to Eat Spinach

Searching for a simple way to get your nutrients? Look no further than fresh spinach, which is plentiful in the spring. This veritable superfood is packed with healthy vitamins and minerals. Here are three reasons to incorporate this leafy green into your diet:

  1. Spinach contains antioxidants that help your immune system, eyes, bones, heart, brain and skin.
  2. This green is an excellent source of vitamins A, C and K, plus potassium and fiber.
  3. Phytonutrients found in spinach include lutein and zeaxanthin, which offer numerous eye health benefits.

Here are a few delicious spinach recipes to get you started.

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  1. Mathew says:

    This is awesome!