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Spinach

Spinach: the secret to Popeye’s strength. Today, the leafy green is also a low calorie, nutritional powerhouse with a complex micronutrient and phytochemical profile. Spinach boosts brainpower, helps maintain good vision, and cleanses the body of toxins and impurities.

Origin:

Persia

Planting Instructions/Basic Care Information:

Spring:

Fall: SEEDS: Plant outdoors 4 weeks before first frost date.

Preferred Growing Climate: Mild to Cool

Planting Depth: 1/2″

Plant Spacing:

Days to Germinate: 10-15 days

Days to Harvest: 40-50 days

In Season:

Year-round (January to December)

Pairs Well With:

Bacon, garlic, lemon, mushrooms, onions, potatoes, shallots

Nutrition Facts:

Amount Per

100 grams

Calories 23

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.4 g   0%

Saturated fat 0.1 g   0%

Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g

Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg   0%

Sodium 79 mg   3%

Potassium 558 mg   15%

Total Carbohydrate 3.6 g   1%

Dietary fiber 2.2 g   8%

Sugar 0.4 g

Protein 2.9 g   5%

Vitamin A   187%   Vitamin C   46%

Calcium   9%   Iron   15%

Vitamin D   0%   Vitamin B-6   10%

Vitamin B-12   0%   Magnesium   19%

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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