Spinach is a native leafy vegetable from the central, western and southern parts of Asia. It is mostly grown in winter, especially in temperate regions. It is a very nutritious plant with a large number of health benefits and can be consumed by people of all ages. It looks after the overall health of the body and is rich in essential nutrients. Spinach contains Vitamins A, B, C, E, K, zinc, magnesium and large amounts of iron that is necessary for the red blood cells in the body.