CAROLINE COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS WILL BE OPERATING ON A SUMMER HOURS SCHEDULE (MON.-THURS. 7AM-5PM) BEGINNING, TUESDAY MAY 28.

December Harvest of the Month

Health and Nutrition

  • Spinach is low in calories and has a substantial amount of dietary fiber.
  • One cup of spinach contains 181 percent of daily vitamin K, 56 percent of daily vitamin A, 15 percent of daily folate, and 14 percent of daily vitamin C recommendations.
  • It also contains riboflavin, vitamin E, vitamin B6, manganese, magnesium, iron, and potassium.

Did You Know?

When choosing spinach, pick the most tender, brightest green leaves because they have the highest concentration of vitamin C.