Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Spinach is a dark green leafy vegetable and considered as a superfood due to its antioxidants and anti-cancer composition. This green leafy vegetable can also do wonders for your body as it gives many health benefits too.
Here are some health benefits of spinach:
Helps weight loss
Spinach leaves helps in reducing weight as it is rich in vitamins and minerals, but low in calories.
This leafy green veggie is rich in flavonoids- a phytonutrient with anti-cancer properties that helps prevent this deadly disease.
Good for eyes
Spinach is also considered good for eyes as it contains antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin in plentiful that helps in protecting the eye from cataracts and age related macular degeneration (ARMD).
Lowers blood pressure
Spinach contains peptides that helps in lowering blood pressure as they inhibit the angiotensin I-converting enzyme.
Good for Bone
One should eat spinach as it is rich in vitamin K which is vital for maintaining bone health.