Theodore Roosevelt's daughter Alice had a pet snake named Emily Spinach. She liked to carry it around the White House in her purse and take it out at unexpected moments. mentalfloss.com/amazingfa…
There is a low nickel diet for those with allergic contact dermatitis; restricted foods include whole wheat, shellfish, nuts, seeds, beans, lentils and peas, spinach, kale, lettuce, canned food, cocoa and chocolate skinanddiet.com/post/2018…
Popeye the Sailor became so popular during the Great Depression that consumption of spinach increased by 33%. His popularity also led to American children listing spinach as their third favorite food, after turkey and ice cream. telegraph.co.uk/books/chi…
Alma, Arkansas (self-declared "Spinach Capital of the World") has a giant, bronze Popeye statue in the middle of Popeye Park that was unveiled in 2007 during their annual Spinach Festival. atlasobscura.com/places/p…
Eating too much spinach can lead to an excessive build-up of gas, bloating, and cramps. The culprit is the fact that spinach is high in fiber and has lots of oxalate, which can be harmful in large amounts. cookist.com/9-side-effect…
More than 90 percent of samples of strawberries, apples, cherries, spinach, nectarines, and kale tested positive for residues of two or more pesticides (March 2020) ewg.org/foodnews/summary.…
Consuming Matcha (as well as other chlorophyll rich foods like spinach and kale), can make your stool green. verywellhealth.com/green-…
The world leader in spinach production is China. Spinach grown in China accounted for approximately 92% of the world's supply in 2017. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Researchers Turn Spinach Leaves Into Beating Heart Tissues api.nationalgeographic.co…
Venison has the Highest Level of Heme Iron - 2.4 mg per 100 g of Meat. Chicken: .2mg; Beef 1.4 mg. Spinach has Non-Heme Iron, Which is Not as Easily Absorbed by the Human Body. pressreleases.responsesou…
Popeye ate spinach for it high vitamin A value. Not the iron content (which turns out is very low) irep.ntu.ac.uk/id/eprint/…
Scientists have discovered a way to transform spinach leaves into beating heart tissue news.nationalgeographic.c…
There are approximately the same number of calories in a pound of spinach as there are in two Oreos. fatsecret.com/calories-nu…
Scientists were able to use a spinach leaf as scaffolding to build a mini working human heart. news.nationalgeographic.c…
The reason Popeye eats spinach is because of an error in the calculation of its iron content by chemist Erich von Wolf in 1870. He misplaced a decimal point, recording iron as having 35mg of iron per 100g, instead of its true value of 3.5mg/100g. The former is equal to eating part of a paperclip brainpickings.org/2013/07…
Moringa tree leaves contain all of the essential amino acids, more iron than spinach, more calcium than milk, more Vitamin A than carrots, and their seeds have been shown to purify water! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mor…
That, calorie for calorie, raw spinach has almost as much protein as sirloin steak nutritiondata.self.com/fa…
Popeye increased spinach sales in the U.S. by 33% when he became popular in the 1930's, setting in stone the myth that spinach has a lot more iron than most leafy greens, while it's actually not the case. businessinsider.com/spina…
Early on in the Popeye the Sailor Man's comic, Popeye didn't eat spinach to gain strength. Instead he rubbed the head of a magic chicken. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
The reason Popeye eats spinach is because of an error in the calculation of its iron content by chemist Erich von Wolf in 1870. He misplaced a decimal point, recording iron as having 35mg of iron per 100g, instead of its true value of 3.5mg/100g. The former is equal to eating part of a paperclip brainpickings.org/2013/07…
A handful of common foods actually contain cyanide. Almonds, spinach, & tapioca all contain cyanide in small doses. All of which are non-lethal. eatdrinkbetter.com/2012/0…
The big spinach salad I've eaten every day for a month probably caused my iron *deficiency* (which, by the way, made my hair fall out). In other news, Popeye can suck it.
That, when cooked, stinging nettles lose their sting and become a very good substitute for spinach and have been used in cooking in many cultures. wolfcollege.com/stinging-…
McDonald's serves spinach pies in Thailand
Almost all of the worlds spinach comes from china (~90%) en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Spinach growers in Crystal City, Texas erected a statue of Popeye in 1937 for increasing spinach consumption in the USA, at a time when farmers were hard pressed roadsideamerica.com/story…
In 1533, Catherine de' Medici became queen of France; she so fancied spinach, she insisted it be served at every meal. To this day, dishes made with spinach are known as "Florentine", reflecting Catherine's birth in Florence en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Alice Roosevelt had a pet garter snake called 'Emily Spinach' that lived in her bedroom at the White House historybuff.com/coolest-p…
Scientists have created a type of spinach that can detect bombs blogs.discovermagazine.co…
While nitrates and nitrites in cured meats are thought to be harmful that "80 percent of nitrite comes from vegetables such as spinach, radishes and lettuce, and another 13 percent comes from swallowed saliva"! livescience.com/36057-tru…
The idea that eating spinach makes you stronger (like Popeye) is due to a calculation error made in 1870. It was noticed and corrected in 1937, but the reputation lived on scienceabc.com/humans/wil…
Spinach's reputation as a health food and a giver of strength, popularised by Popeye, was largely the result of a misplaced decimal point when calculating its iron content. As such, people considered it 10x more iron rich then it actually was. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
Popeye was once more popular than Mickey Mouse and Spinach growers credited Popeye with a 33% increase in sales tor.com/blogs/2013/10/con…
Spinach being high in iron is a popular misconception, due to faulty calculations made by German scientist Emil von Wolff, who misplaced a decimal point in an 1870 measurement of spinach's iron content. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spi…
After Popeye the Sailor became popular, spinach consumption in the US rose 33% infoplease.com/biography/…
Theodore Roosevelt kept a garter snake named "Emily Spinach", Abraham Lincoln had a turkey named "Jack" and John Adams named his dog "Satan" en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uni…
Spinach genes have been implanted in pigs to create pork with less fat news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world…
Salvador Dali wrote and illustrated a surrealist cookbook and claimed he hated spinach "because it is shapeless, like Liberty" brainpickings.org/2014/04…
In the original Popeye comic strip, his indestructibility is attributed not to spinach, but to being shot repeatedly and then rubbing the head of a magic hen en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Originally Popeye didn't get his super strength from eating spinach - he got it from rubbing the head of a magic chicken en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pop…
Raw spinach contains oxalic acid, which can interfere with the absorption of certain essential nutrients. This can be remedied by simply heating it up. vegetariantimes.com/blog/…
Watermelon has just as much iron as spinach. news.softpedia.com/news/W…
There is a lot of iron in spinach, but it is useless to us because it is bound to tannins. Popeye lies!
Spinach doesn't contain a large amount of iron and that Popeye's love for spinach was due to a misplaced decimal point www5.in.tum.de/~huckle/Su…
Captain Strong is a DC clone of Popeye except his "spinach" is a dangerously addictive drug causing irrational behavior and severe withdrawals. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cap…
China accounted for 80% of tilapia, 51% of cod, 49% of apple juice, 34% of processed mushrooms 27% of garlic and 16% of frozen spinach consumed in the U.S. in 2011 blogs.wsj.com/chinarealti…
That, despite being very rich in iron and calcium, some foods, like spinach, contain high levels of oxalate, a dianion that forms oxalic acid which inhibits iron and calcium absorption. High levels of oxalate can even remove iron from the body more rapidly. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oxa…
The eight juices in V8 are tomato, spinach, celery, carrot, beet, lettuce, watercress and parsley. v8juice.com/Benefits_V8.a…
The popularity of Popeye helped boost sales of spinach. Spinach consumption increased 33 percent in the United States between 1931 and 1936 as Popeye gained popularity, despite the U.S. being in a depression. wherefoodcomesfrom.com/ar…

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