Spinach

Spinach

Spinach, any Nutrition Facts: Calories, Carbs, and Health Benefits

Spinach, any is 91.4% water, contains 3.63% carbohydrates, 0.39% fat, and 2.86% protein. One cup of spinach, any supplies you with 1.089 grams of carbohydrates, which is 0.84 percent of the minimum of 130 grams of carbohydrates you should have daily, according to the Institute of Medicine (US). That same it has an energy value of 97 kJ (23 Calories) in a 100 g (3.5 Oz) amount and is a good dietary source of Vitamin K1 (phylloquinone), Vitamin A (total, RAE), and Vitamin B9 (folate, DFE) (536.56%, 67%, and 48.5% of the Daily Value, respectively). So if your diet contains spinach, any, it helps your body to regulate concentration of calcium in the blood, retent of episodic memory (in older people), maintain healthy bone growth and resorption and it is effective against osteoporosis by regulating calcium levels, high cholesterol level and neuronal damage in the brain. Furthermore it contains an appreciable amount of Manganese and Magnesium attaining 49.83% and 25.48% of the Daily Value in a 100 g (3.5 Oz), respectively.