Kale vs. Spinach: Which Leafy Green is King?

2. Spinach Nutrition

When it comes to the nitty-gritty nutrition in your greens, spinach is just slightly higher in cholesterol-lowering fiber, bone-strengthening magnesium, and sodium-negating potassium (for those with high blood pressure).

And of course we can’t overlook the fact that Popeye was right when his muscle-bound biceps reached for iron-rich spinach—this leafy green boasts 15-percent of your recommended daily amount according to the USDA’s National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference.

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