10 Proven Health Benefits of Spinach

4 – Spinach and cancer

Research has shown that diets high in dark green vegetables like spinach are linked to a reduced risk of several types of cancer. One study has shown that higher consumption of spinach to be associated with a lower incidence of breast cancer.[5] Another study found that one of the antioxidants in spinach slowed prostate cancer in animal as well as human prostate cancer cells.[6]

Scientific study has identified no less than 13 different flavonoid compounds known as methylenedioxyflavonol glucuronides found in spinach which function as anticancer agents.

How to cook spinach: The younger spinach leaves can be eaten raw, while the older spinach leaves can be roasted (8-10 minutes), stir fried (1-2 minutes), or steamed (3-4 minutes). Spinach is dramatically reduced when cooked; take this into consideration when cooking spinach.

Health Benefits of Spinach

Health Benefits of Spinach

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