Spinach belongs to the botanical family of the Quenopodiaceae, like chard and quinoa. Spinach is a green leafy vegetable that gives us vitamins, minerals and fiber, in addition to other substances very important to take care of our health, such as phytonutrients.
It has vegetable protein, a very low carbohydrate content and the spinach fat is even lower. On the other hand, it has a high fiber content. Of the minerals of spinach we can highlight potassium, calcium, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, iodine and selenium. The vitamins with the highest presence in spinach are vitamins C, E, A, carotenes, folic acid or B9, niacin or B3 and riboflavin or B2. Spinach has only 18 kcal per 100 grams.