Health benefits of spinach
What is spinach good for?
Spinach the dark green leaf is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids), manganese, folate, magnesium, iron, copper, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin E, calcium, potassium, and vitamin C. Spinach is more important for skins and bone health. Also it has very good source of dietary fiber, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc, protein, and choline.
Health benefits of eating spinach
Digestion and Weight Loss
Spinach has high fiber content. It helps keeps you full and helps in digestion.
Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Cancer
Spinach is also known for Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Cancer. Excessive inflammation, of course, typically emerges as a risk factor for increased cancer risk. Since spinach has a very less inflammatory it helps in preventing cancer.
Lowers Blood Pressure
Spinach is very rich in potassium content which helps in keeping the blood pressure at low level. Spinach is recommended for those who has a very high blood pressure.
Helps your bones
Vitamin K is very important for Bone health. Spinach has vitamin k which helps the bones to be stronger and also improves the calcium absorption.
Keeps your skin and hair healthy
As said earlier Spinach is high in vitamin A, vitamin b and vitamin c which is necessary for sebum production to keep hair moisturized. The main cause of hair loss is because of the iron deficiency. Spinach has rich iron and magnesium content which helps he hair strands by enabling the blood cells to carry oxygen to the hair follicles. Vitamin A is also necessary for the growth of all bodily tissues, including skin and hair. Spinach and other leafy greens high in vitamin C are imperative for the building and maintenance of collagen, which provides structure to skin and hair.
Few other health benefits of spinach –
- Helps in improving the vision
- Helps in strengthening the immune system
- Helps in improving skin complexion and repairs damaged skin
- Very less in calories and rich in nutrients
- Helps in weight loss
- Spinach has rich antioxidants which benefits in anti ageing
- Helps in fighting the diseases
- Spinach leaves and spinach juice helps in curing acne
- Helps the brain and nervous system functions