Doctor insights on:
Lots of good stuffs: Fresh spinach is a rich source of vitamin a (and high in lutein), vitamin c, e, and k, and also magnesium, manganese, folate, betaine, iron, vitamin b2, calcium, potassium, vitamin b6, folic acid, copper, protein, phosphorus, zinc, niacin, selenium and omega-3 fatty acids. Just a medical trivia: vitamin B9 was first isolated from spinach in 1941. Live well, kalatrazh! good luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I know it's best to steam spinach to get the maximum nutrition but can you still get a good amount of nutrition when you eat it raw, like in a salad?
Spinach nutrition: Popeye ate cooked spinach for good reason. :-) you can get some nutrition from raw spinach, but the antioxidants like beta-carotene & lutein (good for your vision, too!) are much more available when cell walls are broken down by steaming or sauteing. Also, the minerals in raw spinach (like calcium, magnesium, & iron) are bound to oxalic acid. Gently cooking releases them for you to absorb. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've read about things such as bagged spinach being recalled due to e.Coli. How can we stay safe but still enjoy these things? Should we avoid them?
My sugar was 142 and all i ate was about 1 1/2 cups of spinach and a small piece of tofu and when i rechecked it was 250...Why?
WHY PUSH YOUR : Luck?Get a more detailed answer ›
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Does spinach cause constipation?
- What are the effects of too much spinach?
- Black stool spinach
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Spinach stomach ache
- Is it true that spinach has high cholesterol?
- What are the benefits of spinach soup?
- Spinach tofu kidney stones
- Is spinach healthy?