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Spinach in our gardens

Spinach leaves have anti-cancer properties and protect against atherosclerosis. The healing properties of spinach are merit of beta-carotene, vitamin C and lutein - known antioxidants. In addition, spinach is rich in potassium, iron and folic acid. #spinach

If you care about weight, be sure to include spinach in your diet. It is low in calories: 100 g to 23 kcal. In addition, the potassium and B vitamins in it participate in the burning of carbohydrates and fats and accelerate metabolism. Green leaves are especially recommended for pregnant women. The folic acid contained in them prevents defects of the fetal nervous system. In addition, it protects against cardiovascular diseases. Spinach is also rich in vitamin K, playing an important role in blood clotting, B vitamins lowering cholesterol and vitamin E, essential for delaying aging processes.

Protein: 2.9 g Scientific name: Spinacia oleracea Potassium: 558 mg Calcium: 99 mg Fat: 400 mg


Salad with raw spinach

The main ingredients: 30 g fresh young spinach leaves 1/3 of oil or delicate olive oil, salt and pepper 3 tablespoons of white wine vinegar Parmesan cheese in a piece 5 dkg of dried tomatoes 10 dkg of pine nuts

Preparation: Thoroughly rinse the spinach under running water, cut the hard tails and cut the larger leaves in half. Prepare the sauce: oil or olive oil mixed with vinegar, salt, pepper and chopped finely-dried tomatoes. Put the spinach into a bowl, mix thoroughly with seasoned sauce, then with pine nuts and grated parmesan on very thick meshes.

The salad tastes great as an addition to chic