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Health Tip: Keep Spinach Fresher

And get more nutrients

(HealthDay News) -- Proper storage of fresh spinach helps retain its freshness and nutritional value longer.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these helpful hints:

  • Store spinach in a plastic bag in the refrigerator's crisper.
  • Pack spinach loosely and don't wash it before storing.
  • Before eating, always wash spinach.
  • Eat within four days of storing in the refrigerator.

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