Zee Media Bureau
New Delhi: Full of nutrients, spinach is known as a superfood due to its antioxidants and anti-cancer composition. This wonderful green leafy vegetable can do wonders for your body, specially if you want to shed those extra pounds fast.
Spinach is dense in vitamins and minerals, but low in calories.
So, if you want to lose as much body fat as possible, start incorporating more spinach in your diet. Research has shown that consuming this wonderful green leafy on a regular basis helps reduce body fat in overweight people.
Here are some quick and easy ways to get more spinach in your diet:
- Smoothies - Add a couple of handfuls of spinach to your smoothies to make a super food breakfast. Try it with bananas, berries, mango and orange juice, you'll love it.
- Salads - Wash a handful of baby spinach and mix it with other salad greens, nuts and fruits.
- Boiled - Simply add chopped spinach to your cooked mashed potatoes. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes. Add homemade garlic and ginger paste to improve the flavour.
- Curry - Spinach and dal go very well. Add chopped spinach to cooked and mashed dal. This dish is not only easy, but super healthy as well.