HEALTH BENEFITS: High in beta-carotene, and lutein, (can protect against age-related eye diseases), and dietary fibre. High in vitamins A & C. CULINARY TIPS: Eat raw or lightly steamed (cooking can remove antioxidant properties).
DID YOU KNOW . . . ? Perpetual spinach and New Zealand spinach are not true spinach, but are used in the same way and are less likely to bolt than their namesake.