Spinach is a food in the "Vegetables" category and it is high in carbohydrates. It is a food with a very low energy density: 100g provide about 1% of the recommended daily energy intake. Spinach as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Spinach is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Potassium (K) and in 100g it contains enough Manganese (Mn) to provide 39% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Ascorbic acid (C) and in 100g it contains enough Vitamin K to provide 402% of the daily requirement.
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|Saturated 2||0.063 g||(of recommended max) 0%|
2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended
|Calcium (Ca)||99 mg||8%|
|Iron (Fe)||3 mg||17%|
|Magnesium (Mg)||79 mg||19%|
|Phosphorus (P)||49 mg||4%|
|Potassium (K)||558 mg||12%|
|Sodium (Na)||79 mg||3%|
|Zinc (Zn)||0.53 mg||5%|
|Copper (Cu)||0.13 mg||14%|
|Manganese (Mn)||0.897 mg||39%|
|Selenium (Se)||0.001 mg||2%|
|Thiamin (B1)||0.078 mg||7%|
|Riboflavin (B2)||0.189 mg||15%|
|Niacin (B3)||0.724 mg||5%|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.065 mg||1%|
|Pyridoxine (B6)||0.195 mg||11%|
|Folate (B9)||0.194 mg||49%|
|Ascorbic acid (C)||28.1 mg||31%|
|Vitamin A||0.469 mg||52%|
|Vitamin K||0.483 mg||403%|
|Vitamin E||2.03 mg||14%|
|Aspartic acid||0.24 g|
|Glutamic acid||0.343 g|
This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Spinach is high in carbohydrates.
This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Ascorbic Acid (C). Ascorbic Acid (C) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Ascorbic Acid (C) is important for the synthesis of certain proteins and neurotransmitters. It helps to heal wounds and it's a natural antioxidant.
This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium (K). Potassium (K) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.
This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).
This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamine.
This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).