Spinach is available fresh, frozen and canned for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose crisp, green bunches with no insect damage.
Varieties to Explore
Ong Choy Spinach
Nutrient Content Claims
Low in calories, Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Low sodium, Sugar free, Good source of iron, Good source of potassium, Good source of riboflavin, Good source of vitamin B-6, Good source of magnesium, Good source of copper, High in vitamin A, High in vitamin C, High in vitamin K, High in manganese
Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Spinach is fat free.
Sodium & Hypertension:
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors.
Spinach is low in sodium.
- Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Spinach is low in sodium.
- Spinach, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Spinach contains no fat, saturated fat, or cholesterol.
Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Spinach is an excellent source of vitamins A and C.
Potassium & High Blood Pressure/Stroke (Authoritative Statement): Diets containing foods that are a good source of potassium and that are low in sodium, like spinach, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.
Loosely wrap spinach in damp paper towel.
Refrigerate in plastic bag for use within 3-5 days.
Check out our spinach recipes!
Presence in Ethnic Foods
Asian / Chinese, Japanese, Korean / African / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Latino / Mediterranean / Southern
Social Media Posts
Take your menu to new heights with these Lentil, Potato & Spinach Tacos: http://ow.ly/5abm308xqBG @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
Family dinner will be great with this Rigatoni with Chicken and Pesto w/Spinach Fresh Fruit Salad: http://ow.ly/jctS306ZEx6 @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
This Potato Spinach Lasagna recipe is layered with flavor! http://ow.ly/tvIm3000lgS @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
This Spinach Black Bean Salad is protein-packed and full of flavor! http://ow.ly/ZQJ8p @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
Put a TASTY twist on your side dish! Try this delicious Tahini Spinach: http://ow.ly/MpmmB @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant
Enjoying more fruits and vegetables, inclusive of fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, is a delicious way
to enjoy a happy, healthy and active lifestyle.