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Spinach: King of vegetables!

Written by Mystic on Monday, January 28, 2008

It's rightly called the "king of vegetables" as it has got therapeutic benefits and has been indicated in treating conditions like anemia, blood depravity, heart disturbances, kidney derangements, piles etc. And if you need vitality eat half a cup of spinach every day. It'll also cut down your risk of getting cancer, especially of the lungs.

Why spinach!

Former smokes, pay attention! This green leafy vegetable has been found to be a potential cancer -preventer especially of the lungs because of its extremely high concentration of carotenoids, including beta-carotene. Infact, spinach tops the list of vegetables in being richest in having this compound. It is also blessed with chlorophyll, another potential cancer blocker.

Studies have found that people eating a serving of spinach like vegetable a day, even former smokers, are much less apt to develop lung cancer.

This vegetable has also been found to reduce blood cholesterol in animals.

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