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Spinach the Prince of Vegetables

Belonging to the family goosefoot (Amaranthaceae Chenpodiacene) spinach (Spinacia Oleracea) is derived from the Persian aspanakh name which means green hands described by the 12th century Arab Ibn-al Civil as "vegetable prince". author of Kital-al Agriculture (Agricultural Books). It is believed to have originated in Persia, modern Iran where it was introduced to North Africa and then emigrated to Europe, eventually to the United States in the early 1800's.

There are three types of leafy green; savory like Bloomsdale's dark green with deep patches on its leaves, semi-savory blossoms such as Catalina with a curly surface, and flat leaves like the Red Cardinal with a delicate texture that is usually harvested as a baby vegetable.

Easily cooked or unlucky vegetables are available in fresh, frozen, and canned supermarkets. Based on a 2000 calorie-free diet of 1-1 / 2 cups of 40-pound spinach with 19% fiber daily recommended value. Frozen it contains 20 calories with 8% fiber per 1/3 cup, and canned 30 calories with 8% fiber per 1/2 cup. Aspanakh is ideal for a weight loss diet because it has a low calorie diet, low fat, and iodine which helps maintain normal metabolism.

Aspirin deficiency is an oxalate that can crystallize bladder and kidney stones if you have a problem with one you may want to consider avoiding these vegetables. Although it can cause Persian green handles to have high nutritional value that provides health benefits to the cardiovascular system of the immune system, gastro intestine, neurology, and vision.

The nutritional value of Spinacia Oleracea is vitamin A, B1, B2, B6, C, E, and K; the minerals are beta-carotene, calcium, copper, foliate, iodine, iron, magnesium, manganese, niacin, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc; Also, alpha lipoic acids Phytonutrients, chlorophyll, Co Q10, glutathione, lutein, omega-3, and zeaxanthin have flavonoids that act like antioxidants. These super foods have nutrients that contribute to all of your body's tastes.

Oxidation caused by metabolism creates free radicals that damage cells by stealing electrons from their molecules. Antioxidants in spinach protect the body's proteins and enzymes from attack. Vitamins A and C prevent free radical attack by combating cholesterol oxidation. These malignant molecules play an important role in hyper oxidation and inflammation.

Although, Alzheimer's death reduces foliate in spinach, it can improve it and there is evidence that it reduces motor function as a result of aging. Anti-inflammatory compounds in nutrients help with arthritis, asthma, atherosclerosis (hardening of the artery), and migraine headaches. There is also evidence that they can help slow down the decline in brain function due to aging.

Magnesium helps lower blood sugar levels, lutein reduces inflammation of atherosclerosis, Co Q10 supports white blood cells, and whole or heart maintenance is supported by foliates in spinach.

In addition, spinach protects the mucous membranes of the stomach which reduces the risk of ulcers. Foliates help colonists in the prevention of cell and beta-carotene and vitamin C damage against free radicals that break down from causing harm. Antioxidants, also cleanse and eliminate gastrointestinal spleen. Lutein and zeaxanthin are powerful anti-cancer agents. It has been shown that extracts from this plant slow down the division of cancer cells into stomach cancer and help with coronary heart disease.

Antitoxins, antioxidants, and enzyme cofactors in glutathione support the maintenance of the immune system. Protecting the eyes from ultra violet rays of alpha lipoic acid, lutein, and zeaxanthin reduces the risk of cataracts. Vitamin K supplies calcium to the bones and minerals of copper, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc are strong building blocks for healthy bones that can prevent osteoporosis in the long run.

For the full benefit of Spinacia Oleracea, it is best to eat it fresh and immature. The more you cook, fry or boil a little, the longer it cooks, the more nutrients it consumes. In addition, raw spinach will lose half of its nutritional value within eight days.

With all the benefits of eating a green hand spinach, it helps the vegetable prince.

© Samuel Vigil 2011


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