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Immunity Booster: Spinach

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The humble spinach is a powerhouse of all things good and healthy and Popeye was not really wrong when he recommended eating this dish.

Spinach is packed with vitamins and antioxidants that are good for your overall health and boost immunity naturally. Loaded with the goodness of vitamins such as A, D and E, this green leafy vegetable helps fight infections and gives a boost to the immune system by replenishing the blood cells.

Spinach and mushroom salad (courtesy Varun M.B, Executive Chef, Novotel Hyderabad Airport)
Spinach and mushroom salad (courtesy Varun M.B, Executive Chef, Novotel Hyderabad Airport)

Owing to the potassium and iron content of spinach the hemoglobin content of the blood is improved, which helps in the prevention of anemia. Packed with antioxidants such as zeaxanthin and lutein, spinach helps protect the eyes from damage caused by the sunlight. These compounds also help lower the risk of developing cataracts.

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