Super Foods - Spinach

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Dr. Reeja Tharu
Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team  on Jan 03, 2017
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Popeyes Food : Spinach

A myth demystified!

Spinach was elevated as a very high iron food, not by scientific calculations but a misprint. There goes the bubble. A food analyst, in 1950s, put the decimal at the wrong place implying that spinach had 10 times more iron than it actually does. And so it became a super iron food. Although the major nutritious benefit from spinach comes in the form of Beta-carotene and lutein, a phytochemical, which fights cancer.

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