It is a dark green leafy vegetable. It is high in nutrients. It is low in calorie and fats. Hence, it aids weight loss. It is rich in flavonoids which might help reduce chances of cancer. It contains certain anti-oxidants which prevent the eye from cataract and other eye diseases. It contains vitamin K which is beneficial for the bones. Consuming spinach is beneficial in alleviating hypertension as some of its constituents help to reduce stress and anxiety.