Discover health benefits of spinach! This low calorie leafy, green, vegetable is a super food. It's one of many antioxidant foods.
Spinach is rich in vitamins A, C and K and minerals iron and magnesium.
Add spinach to homemade recipes. I love to eat organic spinach cooked, steamed or raw. Blend spinach in juicing recipes and healthy smoothie recipes. Use spinach to make homemade face masks. Improve the condition of skin. Find a variety of spinach recipes!
HEALTH BENEFITS of SPINACH - (Vitamin A Benefits)
Spinach is rich in Vitamin A! Promote strong bones. Guard against viral infections, heart disease and strokes. Keep eyes, skin and mucous membranes moist. Improve skin conditions like acne and psoriasis. Reduce fine lines and age spots.
Other Vitamin A Foods: raw carrots, red bell peppers, kale, collard greens, egg yolk and cheddar cheese.
HEALTH BENEFITS of SPINACH - (Vitamin C Benefits)
Spinach has a high content of vitamin C! Protect immune system. Reduce stress. Protect against cardiovascular disease, inflammatory disease and diabetes. Combat free radicals. Strengthen, firm and soften skin. Help prevent wrinkling of skin.
Other Vitamin C Foods: oranges, lemons, broccoli, pineapple, tomatoes, green/red pepper, kiwi, parsley.
HEALTH BENEFITS of SPINACH - (Vitamin K Benefits)
Spinach is rich in vitamin K! Vitamin K is required for protein modification and blood clotting. The body uses vitamin K to help calcium bind to bones.
Vitamin K helps prevent hardening of arteries, heart disease, osteoporosis and cancer. It promotes blood coagulation, circulation and initiates healing. It strengthens capillary walls and promotes bone density. Vitamin K offers benefits for skin too! It helps reduce under eye dark circles, spider veins, under eye puffiness, discoloration and mottled pigmentation. Eating foods rich in Vitamin K and C replenishes damaged skin cells.
HEALTH BENEFITS of SPINACH - (Iron)
Spinach is high in iron. Iron is a mineral that transports oxygen to all parts of the body. An iron deficiency can cause fatique or weakness.
BENEFITS of SPINACH - (Magnesium)
Spinach is high in magnesium. Magnesium increases energy, calms nerves and anxiety, aids digestion, relieves constipation, helps prevent migraine headaches and osteoporosis, relieves muscle aches, regulates calcium, potassium and sodium. Promotes heart health.
Spinach is loaded with antioxidants! Antioxidants are the body's friend. Antioxidants are molecules that fight free radicals. Free radicals attack the body on a daily basis. They are found in: alcohol, tobacco, prescription drugs, pollutants, exhaust fumes, stress, food additives, etc... The best solution to fighting free radicals is eating antioxidant foods. Antioxidants help skin remain a youthful appearance. Reverse skin discoloration, fade age spots, reduce under eye circles, fine lines, protect against sun damage.
Apples, avocado oil, apricots, asparagus, beans, beef, beets, berries, broccoli, brussels sprouts, cantaloupe, carrots, cauliflower, corn, dairy products, eggplant, grapefruit, garlic, grape seed oil, green peppers, green tea, kale, kiwi, mangoes, nectarines, nuts, olive leaf oil, onions, oranges, papaya, peaches, plums, prunes, pumpkin, poultry, raisins, red grapes, red peppers, seafood, spinach, snow peas, soy, squash, strawberries, sunflower seeds, sweet potato, tangerines, tea, tomatoes, tuna, whole grains, yellow peppers.
EASY SPINACH RECIPE for SKIN: Make
a homemade face mask with blended spinach and water. Spread on face
and leave approx. 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse face with warm water. Pat dry. Rejuvenate skin, reduce acne, relieve dry itchy skin, improve complexion.
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My Green Juice Recipe: Spinach, Kale, Celery, Cucumber, Parsley, with Carrot or Apple Base.
My Smoothie Recipe: Coconut Water, Spinach, Strawberries, Blueberries, with Apple, Mango or Raspberries.
OTHER SPINACH RECIPES
Make YOUR own homemade recipes with antioxidant foods! Eat a healthy combination of antioxidant fruits and vegetables to promote a healthier life!
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