National Spinach Day

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National Spinach Day


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By the weight of a  spinach it consists of 91.4% water, 3.6% carbs and 2.9% protein. There are 23 calories in 100 grams of spinach. Spinach is high in carotenoids, which the human body can turn into vitamin A. Spinach also contains vitamin C and vitamin K. Some of the health benefits are that spinach contains antioxidants, which fight oxidative stress and help reduce the damage it causes. The antioxidants found in spinach may help fight aging and reduce the risk of cancer and diabetes.

By: Bailey Plumley