Immunity Boosters – Spinach
// May 9th, 2011 // Nutrition Advice
Spinach is rich in Carotenoids, which the body converts to antioxidant vitimin A. This helps to trigger immune response to help fight infections. This vegetable helps to fight heart disease as well as helping to prevent breast, lung and cervical cancer. The vitimin C content in Spinach also helps to keep the skin healthy and it’s vitimin B helps improve energy. It is also rich in Zinc.
Note that heavy cooking removes the carotenoids and vitimin C, so eat raw or just cook lightly.
Nutrients: vitimin B2, vitimin B3, vitimin C ,vitimin E, carotenoids, folate, calcium, magnesium, zinc, fibre
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