Spinach Nutrition Label

Spinach Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100.00g
% Daily Value*
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Energy 18kcal (76 kj)
4%
Carbohydrates 0.25g
0%
Sugars 0.10g
Starch 0.15g
Sucrose 0.02g
Maltose 0.02g
Fructose 0.02g
Galactose 0.02g
Glucose 0.02g
Protein 2.10g
2%
Fat 0.56g
1%
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated 0.19g
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated cis 0.01g
Fatty acids, total saturated 0.04g
Cholesterol (gc) 0.00mg
Sterols 9.90mg
Iron 1.80mg
10%
Vitamin d 0.00ug
0%
Calcium 89.00mg
9%
Chromium 2.00ug
8%
Sodium 21.00mg
1%
Iodine 1.00ug
1%
Copper 0.08mg
0%
Salt 53.51mg
2%
Selenium 10.00ug
18%
Vitamin e 1.22mg
8%
Zinc 0.45mg
6%
Vitamin c 60.00mg
80%
Vitamin b12 0.00ug
0%
Vitamin a (rae) 275.19ug
39%
Vitamin b1 0.11mg
10%
Vitamin b2 0.24mg
22%
Vitamin b6 0.22mg
17%
Manganese 1.73mg
96%
Magnesium 52.00mg
17%
Potassium 620.00mg
27%
Fluoride 0.04mg
1%
Phosphorus 34.00mg
5%
Vitamin k 270.00ug
300%
Fibre, total 1.90g
0%
Fibre, dietary 1.30g
5%
Niacin equivalents 1.80mg
13%
Molybdenum 0.01mg
0%
Folate 194.00ug
49%
Alcohol 0.00g
0%
Polyols 0.00g
0%
Water 94.10g
3%

*The % Daily Value tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet.

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Common Questions about Spinach

What is SPINACH?

Spinach is a leafy green vegetable known for its rich nutrient content. It is high in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as iron, calcium, and antioxidants. Spinach is versatile and can be enjoyed raw in salads, blended into smoothies, or cooked in various dishes.

What are the health benefits of spinach?

Spinach is a nutrient-dense leafy green vegetable that is high in vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate, iron, and other essential minerals. It is also rich in antioxidants and fiber, which can help support digestive health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and promote overall well-being.

What are the health risks associated with spinach?

While spinach is a highly nutritious vegetable, it contains oxalates, which can interfere with the absorption of calcium and may contribute to the formation of kidney stones in susceptible individuals. However, cooking spinach can help reduce the oxalate content. Additionally, spinach is a common allergen, and some people may experience allergic reactions when consuming it.

How much spinach should I eat per day?

The recommended amount of spinach to consume per day is about 1 to 1.5 cups. Spinach is a nutritious leafy green vegetable, but as with any food, moderation is key for a balanced diet.

SPINACH Allergies

Spinach allergies are not very common, but some individuals may be allergic to this leafy green vegetable. Allergies to spinach are typically mediated by IgE antibodies and can cause symptoms such as hives, itching, or even anaphylaxis in severe cases. If you suspect you have a spinach allergy, it's important to consult with a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis and management. Always read food labels carefully and be cautious when consuming foods prepared by others to avoid accidental exposure to spinach.

Spinach Calorie Breakdown

The ratio of macro elements (protein, fat, carbs) in Spinach

Fat 35%
Carbohydrates 7%
Protein 58%

Protein Amino Acids Profile

The ratio of amino acids in Spinach. See full profile

Cystine 1%
Tryptophan 2%
Methionine 2%
Histidine 3%
Serine 4%
Tyrosine 4%
Proline 4%
Threonine 5%
Phenylalanine 5%
Glycine 5%
Alanine 6%
Isoleucine 6%
Valine 6%
Arginine 7%
Lysine 7%
Leucine 9%
Aspartic acid 10%
Glutamic acid 14%

Component Breakdown for Spinach

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Data for Amino Acids is mapped from an external database. Use with caution only for informational purposes. Source: USDA

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