July 3rd, 2014
Bump up your “Leaf Literacy” with Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s great primer on the leaves we most commonly eat: http://bit.ly/1rnwaEP.

Bump up your “Leaf Literacy” with Dara Moskowitz Grumdahl’s great primer on the leaves we most commonly eat: http://bit.ly/1rnwaEP.

March 26th, 2014
Happy National Spinach Day! Tips for enjoying this dark leafy green that packs a nutritional punch.
Spinach contains more than a dozen flavonoids, which fight inflammation and cancer.
In addition to flavonoids and carotenoids, spinach provides vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, manganese, zinc and selenium, making it an excellent antioxidant.
Researchers are beginning to discover links between the health of our nervous system and the unique phytonutrients in the chenopod plant family, which includes spinach, beets and chard.
Cooking spinach releases lutein — a carotenoid that helps prevent macular degeneration — making the nutrient more available to the body.
The high level of vitamin K in spinach helps maintain strong bones.

Happy National Spinach Day! Tips for enjoying this dark leafy green that packs a nutritional punch.

  • Spinach contains more than a dozen flavonoids, which fight inflammation and cancer.
  • In addition to flavonoids and carotenoids, spinach provides vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, manganese, zinc and selenium, making it an excellent antioxidant.
  • Researchers are beginning to discover links between the health of our nervous system and the unique phytonutrients in the chenopod plant family, which includes spinach, beets and chard.
  • Cooking spinach releases lutein — a carotenoid that helps prevent macular degeneration — making the nutrient more available to the body.
  • The high level of vitamin K in spinach helps maintain strong bones.


June 6th, 2012

Cooking With Spinach

A dark leafy green, spinach packs an impressive nutritional punch.

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