05-07-2012, 08:44 PM
It is native to Central and Southwestern Asia and it is considered to be a rich source of iron and also has high calcium content, Vitamin A and Lutetium, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin k, magnesium, manganese, fol ate, vitamin B2, potassium, vitamin B6 and omega 3 fatty acids.
Researches have identifies at least 13 different flavoring compounds in Spinach that function as Antioxidants and also as Anti CANCER agent.
Three types of Spinach available:
- Savoy(curly leaf)
- Flat(smooth leaf)
- Semi savoy(slightly curly leaf)