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Nderema (Vine Spinach)

KSh35.00KSh360.00

Local Name: Nderema

English name: Vine Spinach (also Malabar Spinach)

Nutritional Value: Rich in vitamins A, B, C. Vitamins A help with digestion and proper liver functioning. Vitamin B1 helps with energy production and nerve impulses. Vitamin C help with cardiovascular health. It also contains Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium which are good for strong bones. In summary, Vine/Malabar Spinach contains 25% more calcium than common English Spinach. Calcium is vital for strong bones and teeth, it helps blood clotting, nerve transmission and heart-beat of your body.

Botanical name: Bacella alba

DISCLAIMER: This information is for enlightenment purposes only. Consult your doctor before making any health-related decisions.

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Local Name: Nderema

English name: Vine Spinach (also Malabar Spinach)

Nutritional Value: Rich in vitamins A, B, C. Vitamins A help with digestion and proper liver functioning. Vitamin B1 helps with energy production and nerve impulses. Vitamin C help with cardiovascular health. It also contains Calcium, Potassium and Magnesium which are good for strong bones. In summary, Vine/Malabar Spinach contains 25% more calcium than common English Spinach. Calcium is vital for strong bones and teeth, it helps blood clotting, nerve transmission and heart-beat of your body.

Vine/Malabar Spinach supplies the highest amount of folate among the 6 greens in this brochure. It contains 114μg folate per 100g, which means a cup of it can deliver 13% RDI (Recommended Dietary Intake) of the folate an adult needs daily. Folate is essential for normal maturation of red blood cells, it also plays an important role in early foetal development, preventing neural tube defects, so this is especially valuable for pregnant women. Besides, dietary folate can help to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) as it lowers the homocysteine level. Homocysteine is an amino acid in blood, too much of it is related to develop atherosclerosis (fatty deposits in blood vessels) by damaging the inner lining of arteries and promoting blood clots.

Botanical name: Bacella alba

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Bunch

1 Bunch, 10 Bunches

Level of Preparation

Straight from Farm, Ready to Cook (Imedondolewa)

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