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How can eating spinach help support my immune system?

Along with kale, this leafy green packs a powerful punch; both are loaded with antioxidants that shield immune cells from environmental damage and encourage the production of bacteria-busting white blood cells. In addition, the antioxidants in spinach protect the enzymes that repair DNA damage, thereby enhancing your body’s ability to rejuvenate itself. Other antioxidant sources include pomegranates, Concord grape juice, blueberries, blackberries, raisins, red cabbage, prunes, raspberries, strawberries, oranges and carrots.

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