The superstar products in any diet are that green leafy one. Especially spinach, which is essential in a balanced diet, because of its multiple properties. Because they contain a large amount of soluble and insoluble fiber, they provide a variety of vitamins of all classes, antioxidants, and minerals, making them an ideal food for weight loss.
Spinach, the great green ally
It is a food that can help speed up the process of losing weight just by adding a serving to any of the meals, due to its powerful ability to satiate. A study published by the National Express Library in the United States revealed that eating spinach every day reduces body fat, and thus facilitates weight loss.
To do this, they exposed the overweight people, to two different groups. Some will eat 5 grams of spinach every day for three months, and others will only eat a placebo. The conclusive results were: the group that ate spinach daily lost 43% more weight.
Spinach properties and benefits
According to the Spanish Nutrition Foundation (FEN), its benefits are multiple, making spinach a super food to add to our meals.
Antioxidants and activate the immune system.
-Improve intestinal transit
It has a saturating effect thanks to its high fiber content.
Maintains bone health, due to calcium, magnesium and vitamin K that stimulate the repair, production and strengthening of bones.
– Helps reduce the risk of anemia.
How can I include it in my diet?
It is a food with thousands of possibilities despite its unattractiveness. It can be eaten in delicious salads, stirred up, fried, in stews and you can also include it in the famous green smoothies, healthy and delicious.