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(2) Spinach vs (3) Shrimp

Mar 31, 2016

Tale of the Tape

Spinach (1 Cup): 0g Fat, 1g Carbs, 1g Protein

Shrimp (100 Grams): 0g Fat, 0g Carbs, 24g Protein

Here again we have a wonderful meal. A little Shrimp and Spinach salad, toss in a couple other veggies and you got an awesome, light dinner meal. Spinach is just an animal on the micronutrient level, carrying 21 of 24 vitamins and minerals, only lacking vitamin B-12, Phantothenic Acid, and Selenium. Spinach also comes in at 0mg of Cholesterol, whereas, Shrimp’s 195mg of Cholesterol is its only real drawback. As good of a Protein as Shrimp is, you simply should not eat it every day. Spinach, on the other hand can be eaten every day, in fact, I would encourage everyone to eat as much as they possibly can. You will literally grow sick of Spinach before it becomes unhealthy. They often say “everything in moderation,” Spinach may be the only thing that bucks this trend.

Not only does Spinach pack high Protein, low Carbs, and a ton of micronutrients, it is also extremely versatile. Spinach can be used in salads, sandwiches, shakes, etc. It can also be eaten everyday unlike the Shrimp, so in the end Spinach advances and moves on.

Verdict: (2) Spinach defeats (3) Shrimp

Next Match Up: (2) Oatmeal vs (6) Cod

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