10 Proven Health Benefits of Spinach

3 – Spinach for eyes

Spinach is one of the best dietary sources of lutein, which makes it a particularly important food for the promotion of healthy eyesight and the prevention of cataracts and macular degeneration.[3]

A study of 356 individuals having age-related macular degeneration revealed that higher consumption of spinach led to a substantially lower risk of age-related macular degeneration.

Another study has revealed that spinach intake is associated with a lower risk of getting cataracts.

Research has found that higher dietary consumption of vitamin E and lutein is linked to significantly reduced risk of cataract.[4]

Spinach extract: Research has proven that a spinach extract can help reduce cravings for junk food. The spinach extract contains thylakoids.[2]

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