How many of you have spinach regularly? Popeye loved his spinach and it gave him bulging muscles, but why not try it's close family member kale? Did you know that kale contains a greater percentage of essential vitamins and minerals compared to spinach. Lets take a closer look at the facts.
Kale contains high amounts of iron, fibre, vitamins A, B6, C and K, calcium and manganese. Both spinach and kale are nutritionally similar however kale has a slightly higher percentage in all 8 of these above properties. Your body needs the vitamins to help fight off diseases and help protect your immune system. Iron is required to help with cellular functions, transport oxygen around the body and support the liver. It has powerful antioxidant properties that will help fight against cancer.
Next time you go to your local supermarket, opt for kale instead of spinach to give your body some extra fighting power this winter :)