Spinach is available all year round.
Store in the refrigerator in a plastic bag. Handle all fresh produce with care and wash before eating.
Spinach originated in Asia and was introduced to Europe by Arab traders during the thirteenth century. Spinach was made famous this century by Popeye the Sailor when eating spinach made his muscles bulge.
1 cup chopped = 50 g
|Average Quantity per serving||% Daily Intake per serve||Average Quantity per 100 g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.2||0%||0.4|
|- saturated (g)||0.02||0%||0.05|
|Available carbohydrate (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|- sugars (g)||0.0||0%||0.0|
|Dietary Fibre (g)||1.1||4%||2.2|
|Folate (µg)||100||50% RDI*||199|
|Vitamin A Equiv. (µg)||202||27% RDI*||403|
|Vitamin K (µg)||57||72% ESADDI**||115|
|Iron (mg)||2.2||18% RDI*||4.4|
Percentage Daily Intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ
Your daily Intakes may be higher or lower depending on your energy needs
*Recommended Dietary Intake (Average Adult)
**Estimated Safe and Adequate Daily Dietary Intake
Source: FOODfiles 2016