Key health benefits
Supports psychological function. 20g of spinach is high in vitamin C which is known to support psychological function.
Maintenance of bone health. Spinach is rich in vitamin K which is bone building nutrient (1).
Supports collagen formation for your skin. Vitamin C is a nutrient in spinach that can help boost your body’s natural production of collagen. Collagen is an important protein that prevents skin from ageing (2).
Protects cells from oxidative stress. Spinach contains the antioxidant vitamin C. Spinach also contains other antioxidants such as lutein, zeaxanthin and violaxanthins (3).
Maintains normal blood pressure. Spinach is a good source of potassium (4).
The MIND diet
MIND stands for the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay. The MIND diet was developed as a diet to support continued cognitive health as people get older. It combines aspects of two well known diets, the Mediterranean diet and the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet.