Happy weekend to everyone and today is “Saturday’s Food For Thought.”
Saturday’s Food For Thought is Spinach!
Why did I choose spinach?? Read below about spinach and the health benefits it gives to us.
Spinach is topped the highest rank in providing rich nutrients
Did you know that a single cup of spinach will give you the adequate amount of Vitamin A and Vitamin K that you need. It will also provide you with folate and magnesium.
Studies have shown that woman who eat spinach on a regular basis, have less chances of contracting breast cancer.
You will be very happy to know that spinach helps with Cardiovascular Health.
Spinach provides magnesium, and magnesium works towards healthy levels of blood pressure. Did you know, if you eat spinach for lunch or even a snack, it will help lower your blood pressure in a few hours?!
We ladies will love this… Spinach has Vitamin A in it, as explained above. Vitamin A helps promote a healthier looking skin and it helps your skin to retain moisture. With that being said, your skin will fight against aging. Oh yesss!
So why not have a spinach salad or even a spinach wrap today? It’s worth a try.
Mediterranean Spinach Wrap Recipe:
1 tomato, sliced
1 cucumber, sliced
4 tablespoons of tzatziki
1/3 cup of spinach
salt & pepper
On a plate, take a tortilla lay it open, and spread tzatiki on it, then layer the vegetables on top. Add the seasonings and lemon juice. Roll the tortilla up like a cigar. Cut in half and enjoy. Super easy to make and a healthy snack.