INGREDIENTS: Organic Spinach Powder (Spinacia oleracea)
DAILY SERVING SIZE: 1/2 teaspoon (1.5 g)
NET WEIGHT: 4 oz (113 g)
Spinach is a leafy green vegetable scientifically known as as Spinacia oleracea, and belongs to the amaranth family and is related to beets and quinoa.
Spinach originated in Persia, but is now produced mostly in the US and China.
It is loaded with nutrients and antioxidants, and considered to be very healthy. Eating spinach may benefit eye health, reduce oxidative stress, help prevent cancer and reduce blood pressure levels*.
By weight, spinach consists of 91.4% water, 3.6% carbs and 2.9% protein. There are 23 calories in 100 grams (3.5 oz) of spinach. It is high in soluble fibers which may benefit health in several ways because Insoluble fibers add bulk as food passes through the digestive system. This may help prevent constipation*.
Spinach is an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals:
Vitamin A: Spinach is high in carotenoids, which the body can turn into vitamin A.
Vitamin C: Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that promotes skin health and immune function.
Vitamin K1: Vitamin K is essential for blood clotting, and one spinach leaf contains over half of your daily need.
Folic acid: Also known as folate, or vitamin B9. It is essential for normal cellular function and tissue growth, and is very important for pregnant women.
Iron: Spinach is an excellent source of this essential mineral. Iron helps create hemoglobin, which brings oxygen to the body's tissues.
Calcium: Calcium is essential for bone health. This mineral is also a crucial signalling molecule for the nervous system, heart and muscles.
Spinach also contains several other vitamins and minerals, such as potassium, magnesium, and vitamins B6, B9 and E.
Processed, packaged and quality tested in California, USA. Kosher Certified by Kosher Certifications Services. Certified Organic by QAI, Inc.
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
California Proposition 65 WARNING: Consuming this product can expose you to lead, which is known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/food.