Every year a number of people died of heart attack.
We know spinach for its iron content. It helps to build muscle. However, the nutrient found in spinach helps to keep our heart and cardio vascular system healthy.
Spinach contains significant amount of potassium, which lowers the Blood pressure.
It contains very poor amount of sodium thus, it is safe for people suffering from hypertension.
Folic acid, which found abundantly in spinach, lowers homocysteine, which found in blood,
Homocysteine damages the wall of arteries.
Homocysteine produces hydrogen peroxide, which cause damages to the artery wall.
It cause cells of smooth muscle cells to multiply, it prevents dialation of small arteries.
The antioxidant found in spinach prevents hardening the wall of arteries, which commonly known, as artheroscelorosis .Hardening of the artery wall is main cause of heart attack.
Beside that it is rich in vitamins and minerals.