We all know that spinach is Popeye’s favorite food, and it makes him strong and virtually indestructible. In the real life it is different, but still spinach is very healthy and nutritious. We should include it in our diet. If you love spinach, find out which are the advantages of the spinach and the proper ways to consume it.
Spinach contains a great number of vitamins and minerals like folic acid, vitamins A, B, C, E, iron, manganese and potassium. Spinach also contains lutein and zeaxanthin and it is an excellent fighter against numerous diseases.
But, you have to remember not to re-heat it, because it also contains nitrates which under the influence high heat, it turns the nitrites into nitrosamines. These are very dangerous and carcinogenic for the human organism. You should always eat it fresh and even if you want to eat it the next day, you should not re- heat it. You can eat it cold. It can be delicious like that as well.
Spinach is an excellent and nutritious vegetable. It can be consumed every day, but you must remember not to re-heat it again.