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All About Spinach!


CentraCare Health - Monticello is commited to providing you with nutrition education to help you take charge of your health. 

Our featured healthy food this month is Spinach.

Spinach is a good source of vitamins C and A which are rich in antioxidents and help reduce free radicals in the body.

Spinach can help aid gastrointestinal health. The beta-carotene and vitamin C in spinach help to protect the cells of the colon.

Lutein, a carotenoid found in spinach, can help prevent against eye diseases such as age related cataracts.

Spinach is an excellant source of iron.

Spinach is a versatile food. It can be eaten cooked or raw.

Spinach is a good source of protein, phosphorus, vitamin E, zinc and dietary fiber.

Spinach is readily available at your local grocery or farmers' market. Pick up some today!

CentraCare Health - Monticello

1013 Hart Boulevard
Monticello, MN 55362
Phone: 763-295-2945
Business Office: 763-271-2844
Monticello Medical Group: 763-271-2200
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