#NationalSpinachDay | Read about the Health Benefits.

It’s Spinach day! isn’t it a coincidence that its been celebrated in the woman’s month a plant oftentimes considered being a “woman’s plant”.
Spinach is a green edible plant, also known as Spinacia oleracea. Spinach is packed with vital nutrients but low in calories and high in vitamins. It is also a good source of fibre which is expected to be eaten by everybody.

The Health Benefits of Spinach include;

๐Ÿ‘‰ Weight loss:
One cup of spinach has 20% of the (Recommended Dietary Allowance)โ€” RDA of dietary fibre, which aids digestion, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar and curbs over eating.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Prevents Cancer:
It contains flavonoids and anticancer properties are abundant in spinach. It has also shown significant protection against the occurrence of aggressive prostate cancer.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Anti-Inflammatory:
It contains neoxanthin and violaxanthin which have Anti-Inflammatory properties and play an important role in the regulation of inflammation.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Anti-oxidants
The vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, beta carotene, manganese and selenium present in spinach serves as a powerful antioxidant that studies shows to combat atherosclerosis and osteoporosis.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Reduces Blood Pressure

It contains pivotal nutrients that help lowers the blood pressure of man.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Boost immunity

Due to the presence of vitamin A in spinach, it does protect and strengthens the human body such as the mucous membranes of the repiratory intestinal and urinary tract.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Aids Healthy Skin

The high amount of vitamin A in spinach also promotes healthy skin by allowing proper retention in the epidermis thus fighting proresis, acne and even wrinkles.

๐Ÿ‘‰ Brain and Nervous Function

Vitamin K is found in abundance in spinach and this helps greatly in aiding a healthy nervous system and brain function by providing an essential part for the synthesis of sphingolipids, the crucial fact that makes up the myelin sheath around the nerves.

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