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Fresh Spinach Day

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Fresh Spinach Day

When : July 16th

Fresh Spinach Day is our opportunity to put healthier food into our diets.

Popeye the Sailor is right. Spinach is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. It tastes good, and there are many recipes. Many people turn up their nose to it, without even trying it.

The reason for eating fresh spinach, is the nutritional value is highest, when it is fresh and uncooked.

Celebrate this day by introducing some fresh spinach to your meals today. You could start by mixing in some spinach into your garden salad. Your family may not even notice, but by doing so, you are making them healthier!

Gardeners know that spinach is easy to grow. And, it's hardy. You can plant it as soon as the ground can be worked in the spring. Why, that's today in many parts of the country!

There is another day that we celebrate this healthy vegetable. It's National Spinach Day, celebrated on March 26th. We think it is great that there are two days to celebrate this wonderful vegetable, and to encourage people to eat healthier.

Did You Know? V-8 Vegetable Juice is not just tomato juice. It includes 8 vegetables. One of them is Spinach.

Origin of Fresh Spinach Day:

We have not yet found the originator of this special day, or any historical reference to when it was started.


Member Comments About This Blog Post:
PMAY0313 7/16/2014 2:15PM


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MARTYLYNN1 7/16/2014 12:53PM

    Love fresh but not canned spinach.

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LITTLEWIND53 7/16/2014 12:13PM

    I find it very grainy in the mouth and do not like it.... I know it is supposed to be good for me, but.....

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EDLEAR 7/16/2014 5:34AM

    I do love my spinach!

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EDLEAR 7/16/2014 5:33AM

    I do love my spinach!

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PRAIRIECROCUS 7/16/2014 1:13AM

    emoticon for teaching us about spinach !

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