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Unlocking the Power of Spinach: A Superfood for Energy and Health

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Spinach has been a staple in various cultures worldwide, valued not only for its flavour but also for its medicinal properties.

Historically, spinach was promoted for its iron content by German scientist von Wolff, in the 19th century. It gained further popularity through the iconic cartoon character Popeye, who attributed his strength to this green vegetable, although this was actually due to a decimal point error in an early nutritional study!

Spinach, the vibrant and versatile leafy green, is a cornerstone in the world of health-conscious eating. Renowned for its mild flavour that compliments a myriad of dishes, spinach offers an impressive profile of nutrients critical for maintaining optimal health.

At Gladful, we recognize the power of clean, wholesome ingredients in enhancing wellness.

Nutritional Profile

Spinach is a nutritional powerhouse, packed with a wealth of vitamins and minerals. It is an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K, and is rich in iron and magnesium.

These nutrients are pivotal for a range of bodily functions, from maintaining healthy skin and vision to supporting bone health and the immune system.

Spinach also offers a good dose of folate, which is essential for cell function and tissue growth, making it particularly beneficial during pregnancy.

Health Benefits 

  • Eye Health: Spinach is loaded with lutein and zeaxanthin, two types of carotenoids that are known for protecting the eyes from UV damage and the progression of age-related macular degeneration.
  • Muscle Strength: Rich in nitrates, spinach enhances the efficiency of mitochondria, the powerhouses of the cells, which helps in improving muscle strength and endurance.
  • Immune System Boost: The high vitamin C content in spinach boosts the immune system and increases the body's ability to repair wounds and maintain healthy bones and teeth.
  • Iron-Clad Benefits: The iron content in spinach is vital for creating haemoglobin, which helps transport oxygen throughout the body, boosting energy and vitality.
Culinary Uses
Spinach is as versatile in the kitchen as it is nutritious. It can be used raw in salads, blended into smoothies, sautéed as a side dish, or incorporated into quiches, and pastas.

With Gladful’s Spinach Instant Chilla mix you can make these Yummy Dishes and more : 
  • Mini Savoury Pancakes : Delight in these Mini Savory Pancakes, a perfect blend of nutrition and taste. Crafted from our versatile Chilla Mix, these pancakes are a great addition to any meal, serving as a delicious snack or a light dinner option
  • Protein Balls : Discover the art of creating savoury spinach balls, a delightful blend of health and taste. Perfect for those looking for a nutritious snack or a unique side dish
  • Healthy Pizza : Satisfy your pizza cravings the healthy way! This healthy Pizza transforms the traditional pizza experience with a nutritious Spinach and Lentil Chilla base. Topped with fresh, vibrant ingredients and low-fat cheese, it's a delicious treat that's also good for you!
  • Chatpata Dal Chilla : Dive into the vibrant flavours of Chatpata Moth Dal Chilla, perfectly crafted with a wholesome mix of moth dal and spinach mix. This nutritious and tasty blend, spiced to perfection, is sure to become your new favourite evening snack


Incorporating spinach into your diet is a simple, delicious way to boost your health. Whether used in smoothies, salads, or main dishes, this leafy green adds colour, texture, and a host of nutrients to every meal.

At Gladful, we're committed to sourcing the finest spinach to ensure that every product we offer is as beneficial to your health as it is delightful to your taste buds.

Explore the world of spinach with Gladful’s Spinach Instant Chilla Mix made with sprouted Moong Dal. 


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