One cup of spinach contains almost 20% of the RDA of dietary fiber. It aids in digestion, prevents constipation, maintains low blood sugar, and curbs overeating.
Spinach is abundant with flavonoids, a phytonutrient with anti-cancer properties. It has shown significant protection against the occurrence of aggressive prostate cancer.
Spinach has a high amount of vitamin A which has promotes healthy skin and can fight against psoriasis, acne and even wrinkles!
That same one cup of spinach contains over 337% of the RDA of vitamin A that protects and strengthens "entry points" into the human body, such as mucous membranes, respiratory, urinary and intestinal tracts. So it is an excellent immunity strengthener.
What...you don't like spinach? Why not incorporate it into a smoothie! Try this recipe:
- 8 oz coconut milk
- handful of raw spinach
- 4-5 frozen strawberries
- 1 banana
- Blend until smooth