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It's all about Spinach

Never mind the creamy mashed potatoes on the back burner. I'm back on track after eating up everything over the holidays. So, I don't have time for High Carb Distractions. Today, It's all about Spinach and I Love Spinach!!!! I prefer fresh, but I'll take it anyway I can get it. I could eat the stuff everyday. This edible flowering plant is an excellent source of fiber and water, which keep your digestive system in check. 😆 Greens are the No. 1 food you can eat regularly to help improve your health," says Jill Nussinow, MS, RD, a culinary educator in Northern California and the author of The Veggie Queen. Source; WebMD Guide to a Healthy Kitchen. 🌱🌱🌱 Leafy Greens -- Ranked and Rated WebMD Feature; Spinach: Popeye's favorite vegetable has 20 calories per serving, plus it's packed with vitamins A and C, as well as folate. And because heat reduces the green's oxalate content, freeing up its dietary calcium, "cooked spinach gives you more nutrition than raw," says Nussinow. Spinach leaves can be cooked quickly in the water that remains on them after rinsing, or they can be eaten raw in salads. Bags of frozen chopped spinach are more convenient to use than block kinds, and this mild-flavored vegetable can be added to soups, pasta dishes, and casseroles. Question; What is your favorite way to cook, eat, or drink it? 🌱🍵

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