Spinach Powder - Organic

Spinach Powder - Organic

Spinach contains a plethora of nutritional and medicinal properties. This simple green leafy vegetable is in the center of much research for its complex nutritional profile.

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May help to support a healthy immune system, boost energy levels, and provide our bodies with necessary vitamins and minerals. Spinach is a natural source of Lutein, Protein, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Sodium, Manganese, Calcium, Phosphorus, Sodium, Beta-carotene, Potassium, Thiamine, Riboflavin, Carotenoids, Niacin, Chlorophyll, Antioxidants, Phytochemicals, Lipoic acid, and folate (also known as vitamin B9 and natural folic acid).

The A and C vitamins in spinach plus the fiber, folate, magnesium and other nutrients show promise against certain health issues. Folate may also support healthy homocysteine levels, a protein that damages arteries. So spinach may also support a healthy heart. The flavonoids in spinach may support brain health.

Spinach's secret weapon, lutein, makes it one of the best foods in the world to support eye health, as age related macular degeneration is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the elderly. Spinach is truly a wonderful food; one which should not be overlooked.

Some possible traditional uses of Raw Organic Spinach Powder may include:

  • May support a healthy cardiovascular system
  • May support healthy blood sugar levels
  • Supporting healthy circulation
  • May support lung function
  • May support joint health
  • May support skin health
  • May support liver detoxification
  • May support a healthy inflammation response
  • Supporting good digestion
  • May support healthy blood levels
  • Supporting a healthy heart
  • May support a healthy detoxification response
  • Nourishing the brain
  • May support eye health

Constituents of Spinach include:

  • Minerals: Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Copper, Manganese
  • Vitamins: Vitamin C, Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid, Vitamin B-6, Folate, Vitamin A (RAE), Vitamin A (IU)
  • Amino Acids: Tryptophan, Threonine, Isoleucine, Leucine,. Lysine, Methionine, Cystine, Phenylalanine, Tyrosine, Valine, Arginine, Histidine, Alanine, Aspartic Acid, Glutamic Acid, Glycine, Proline, Serine
  • Main Phytochemicals:Menthol, Menthone, Carvone, Linalool, Caryophllene, Beta-Ocimene, Alpha-Pinene, D-glucoside,  Menthyl acetate, Piperita Linn
  • Other Phytochemicals: Menthyl acetate, Camphene, Limonene, Isomenthone, Pinene, Menthenone, Menthane, Menthyl acetate, Pulegone, Piperitone, Piperitone oxide, Piperitenone oxide, Mo-nogalactosyl diglycerides, digalantosyl diglycerides, rosmarinic acid

This product is 100% natural and minimally processed. Taste, smell, texture, and color may vary from batch to batch.

Suggested Use: 1 tablespoon twice daily.

Mixing Suggestions: To increase flavor and nutritional profile combine with our organic tomato and carrot powders in a smoothie.

Botanical Name: Spinacia Oleracea.

Parts Used: Whole, Spinach Leaf.

Ingredients: Organic Spinach Leaf.

Origin: Grown and dried in China. Packaged with care in Florida, USA.

Certifications: USDA Certified Organic.

Z Natural Foods strives to offer the highest quality organically grown, raw, vegan, gluten free, non-GMO products available and exclusively uses low temperature drying techniques to preserve all the vital enzymes and nutrients. Our raw Spinach powder is certified organic and passes our strict quality assurance which typically includes testing for botanical identity, heavy metals, chemicals and microbiological contaminants. ZNaturalFoods.com offers raw Organic Spinach powder packaged in airtight stand-up, resealable foil pouches for optimum freshness. Once opened, just push the air out of the pouch before resealing it in order to preserve maximum potency. Keep your Organic raw Spinach powder in a cool, dark, dry place.

 

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