What are the health benefits and vitamins in spinach leaves?
→ Spinach is a iron rich green vegetable. It also has a moderate amount of calcium in which only 5 % is absorbed by the human body.
→ Spinach is a versatile vegetable used to prevent asthma, cancer, diabetes and lowering of blood pressure.
→ The presence of Vitamin A in spinach will help for the growth of bodily tissues of hair and skin.
→ Consumption of spinach ensures good bone health. It also has phosphorus, Thiamine and fiber.
Detailed here the vitamin sources of Spinach.
|Vitamins||Unit||Value per 100g|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||mg||28.1|
|Vitamin A, RAE||Âµg||469|
|Vitamin A, IU||IU||9377|
|Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)||mg||2.03|
|Vitamin D (D2 + D3)||Âµg||0.0|
|Vitamin K (phylloquinone)||Âµg||482.9|