PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 87
- alpha-lipoic acid
- epoxyxanthophyll carotenoids
Potential Health Benefits
- powerful anti-cancer properties
- powerful anti-inflammatory properties
- improved blood glucose management
- increased respiratory disease protection
- bone & joint health boost
- skin & hair health boost
- promote weight-loss
Potential Athletic Benefits
- Powerfully reduce bone, joint, and muscle inflammation for improved recovery times.
- Reduce post-exercise DOMS (Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness).
- Boost nitric oxide levels for increased vasodialation and oxygen transport to working muscles.
- Enhance mitochondria efficiency for a boosted aerobic endurance threshold.
Glycemic Index Rank
<15 out of 100
|Low Glycemic||less than 55|
Food Sensitivity Rank
0.9 to 1 ratio
|Low for Fructose Sensitivity||less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)|
Spinach can be regarded as one of the most nutrient dense and health promoting foods on the planet. Its simple leafy structure can throw people off for the healing power that is actually present within the leaf. Spinach is most known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, and performance enhancing characteristics. Eating spinach regularly may improve your overall health status (given you have no health restrictions to eating spinach).
- Polyphenols: Food Sources and Bioavailability
- Low Bioavailability of Dietary Epoxyxanthophylls in Humans
- Alpha-Lipoic Acid: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential in Diabetes
- Isolation and Characterization of Structurally Novel Anti-Mutagenic Flavonoids from Spinach
- Anti-Cancer Effect of Spinach Glycoglycerolipids as Angiogenesis Inhibitors Based on the Selective Inhibition of DNA Polymerase Activity
Sources include: USDA
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