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Spinach - reminds you of "Popeye" with his bulging biceps.

Spinach is easily available and very affordable.

This nutrient rich vegetable is very high in iron content and carries most of the oxygen to the cells of the body.

Spinach boosts the body’s immunity as well as being a powerful anti oxidant.

Eating spinach controls inflammatory diseases like arthritis, osteoporosis, migraines and asthma.

Spinach, raw - Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 100 grams
Amount Per Serving
Calories 23Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 1 %
   Saturated Fat 0g 0 %
   Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0  %
Sodium 79mg 3 %
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1  %
   Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9 %
   Sugar 0g
Protein 3g 6 %
Vitamin A 188%  Vitamin C 47%
Calcium 10%  Iron 15%
*Percent Daily Values (%DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie reference diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower based on your individual needs.
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Nutrition summary

Calories

23

Fat

3.3 g

Carbs

13 g

Protein

7 g
Spinach, raw
Percent breakdown of 23 total Calories (kcal)
Protein 30.34% (2.9 g x 2.4 Kcal/g = 7 kcal)
Fat 14.19% (0.39 g x 8.37 Kcal/g = 3.3 kcal)
Carbohydrate 56.34% (3.63 g x 3.6 Kcal/g = 12.96 kcal)

Vitamins

Nutrient Amount %DV
Betaine 102.6 mcg
Carotene, alpha 0 mcg
Carotene, beta 5626  mcg
Choline 19.3 mg
Cryptoxanthin, beta 0  mcg
Folate, DFE 194  mcg 48.5 %
Folate, food 194  mcg 48.5 %
Folate, total 194  mcg 48.5 %
Folic acid 0  mcg
Lutein + zeaxanthin 12198 mcg
Lycopene 0  mcg
Niacin 0.72  mg 3.62 %
Pantothenic acid 0.06 mg 0.65 %
Retinol 0  mcg
Riboflavin 0.19  mg 11.12 %
Thiamin 0.08 mg 5.2 %
Tocopherol, beta 0 mg
Tocopherol, delta 0 mg
Tocopherol, gamma 0.18 mg
Vitamin A 9377  IU 187.54 %
Vitamin B12 0 mcg 0 %
Vitamin B6 0.2 mg 9.75 %
Vitamin C 28.1 mg 46.83 %
Vitamin D 0 IU 0 %
Vitamin E 2.03 mg 6.77 %
Vitamin K 482.9  mcg 603.62 %

Protein and Amino Acids

Nutrient Amount %DV
Protein 2.86 g 5.72 %
Essential Aminos
Histidine 0.06 g
Isoleucine 0.15 g
Leucine 0.22 g
Lysine 0.17 g
Methionine 0.05 g
Phenylalanine 0.13 g
Threonine 0.12 g
Tryptophan 0.04 g
Valine 0.16 g
Non-essential Aminos
Arginine 0.16 g
Alanine 0.14 g
Aspartic acid 0.24 g
Cystine 0.04 g
Glutamic acid 0.34 g
Glycine 0.13 g
Hydroxyproline ~
Proline 0.11 g
Serine 0.1 g
Tyrosine 0.11 g
Methionine 0.05 g
Phenylalanine 0.13 g

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