You must be aware that green leafy vegetables are your best bet if you want to lead a healthy life, and spinach is something that you just cannot ignore if you want to stay fit as a fiddle. There are health benefits galore as far as spinach is concerned and you should include spinach in your diet as often as you can.

The first important benefit of spinach is that it is extremely rich in nutrients. It contains minerals, vitamins and phytonutrients. It has vitamins A, B2, B6, C and K along with calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium and iron. Spinach is extremely low on calorie.

Spinach also has flavonoids that work as antioxidants and protect your body against the free radicals. Moreover spinach provides protection against eye problems and several degenerative ailments. The mineral iron present in spinach is good for growing children and women. Moreover, spinach is a versatile food; you can have it in any form you want to.