- End of June to end of October
Did you know that spinach is one of the vegetables that has the highest iron content? Since vegetable iron is not as well absorbed by the body as meat iron, it is recommended to add a source of Vitamin C (orange, kiwi fruit, tomato, bell pepper, etc.) to enhance absorption.
Did you know that spinach is part of the quinoa family, a pseudo-cereal that can be prepared like rice, barley or couscous?
Do you know the nutritional value of spinach?
Per 125ml (½ cup) of cooked vegetable:
Energy: 20kcal; Carbohydrates: 4g; Fibre: 2g (source of fibre)
Vitamin K: 590% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin K)
Vitamin A: 100% of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin A)
Folates: 60% of RDI (excellent source of folates)
Iron: 25% of RDI (excellent source of iron)