Spinach facts for kids
|Spinach in flower|
Spinach is a green, leafy vegetable. It comes from southwestern and central Asia. Its flowers are small and yellow. Spinach is rich in vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, and folate. Spinach, along with other green, leafy vegetables, is rich in iron.
Here are some perceptions about spinach that come from popular culture:
- Spinach is traditionally unpopular with children.
- The cartoon character Popeye eats spinach in order to become strong.
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Spinach Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.