Spinach (Spinacia oleracea) , also known as NA, is scientifically classified as Kingdom: Plantae (unranked): Angiosperms (unranked): Eudicots (unranked): Core eudicots Order: Caryophyllales Family: Amaranthaceae, formerly Chenopodiaceae Subfamily: Chenopodioideae Genus: Spinacia Species: S. oleracea.

Spinach is an edible flowering plant in the family Amaranthaceae native to central and western Asia. Its leaves are eaten as a vegetable. It is an annual plant growing as tall as 30 cm. Spinach may survive over winter in temperate regions.

Health Benefits

Spinach has an extremely high nutritional value and is rich in antioxidants. It is a good source of vitamins A, B2, C and K, and also contains magnesium, manganese, folate, iron, calcium and potassium.

Nutrient Facts

Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Energy   97kj
Dietary fiber   2.2g
Carbohydrates   3.6g
Sugars   0.4g
Fat   0.4g
Protein   2.9g
Calcium 10% 99mg
Copper 0%  0mg
Iron 39% 5mg
Magnesium 22% 79mg
Manganese 43% 0.897mg
Phosphorus 7% 49mg
Potassium 12% 558mg
Sodium 5%  79mg
Zinc 6%  0.53mg
Vitamin A IU % 9377mg
Vitamin A equivalent 59% 469mg
Beta-Carotene 28% 3000mg
B1 - Thiamine 7% 0.078mg
B2 - Riboflavin 16% 0.189mg
B3 - Niacin 5% 0.724mg
B5 - Pantothenic acid 0% 0mg
B6 - Vitamin 15% 0.195mg
B9 - Folate 49% 194mg
Vitamin C 35% 28mg
Vitamin E 13% 2mg
Vitamin K 460% 483mg
Choline 0% 0mg
Betaine   0mg
Other constituents    
Water   91.4
Fluoride   0

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