Leafy greens including spinach contain many vitamins and minerals, but they're also high in oxalate.
If you are at risk of certain types of kidney stones, eating raw spinach may raise the likelihood of developing kidney stones due to spinach containing a high amount of oxalate.
Cooking leafy greens including spinach reduces how much oxalate gets absorbed when consumed.
Spinach is an excellent source of many vitamins and minerals, including:
* Vitamin A.
* Vitamin C.
* Vitamin K1.
* Folic acid.
* Iron.
* Calcium.
Add cooked spinach to your sandwiches, scrambled eggs or omelettes, pasta, soups and casseroles.