Spinach is known to be a healthful vegetable which is rich in iron. Spinach is low in calories and contains a lot of other nutritional value as well. The calorie content in raw spinach is different from spinach in its cooked form and so is the other nutritional value. One cup of raw spinach contains 6.6 calories out of which around 0.95 comes from fat. The total fat content in it is 0.11 gram of which 0.017 gram is saturated fat, 0.044 gram is polyunsaturated fat and 0.003 gram is monounsaturated fat. The total sodium content in an equal serving of raw spinach is 23.7 mg, potassium content is 167.4 mg, carbohydrate content is 1.1 gram, dietary fiber content is 0.81 gram and protein content is 0.86 gram.
Consuming one leaf of raw spinach means taking in 2.2 calories out of which 0.31 calories come from fat. One leaf of spinach contains 0.035 gram of fat content of which 0.0056 gram is saturated fat content, 0.015 gram is polyunsaturated fat content and 0.001 gram is monounsaturated fat content. The total sodium content in a raw spinach leaf is 7.9 mg, potassium content is 55.8 mg, carbohydrate content is 0.35 gram, dietary fiber content is 0.27 gram and protein content is 0.29 gram.
On cooking the calorie content in spinach changes. One cup of boiled and drained spinach which does not contain salt has 41 calories. Out of these 41 calories just 4 calories come from fat. The total fat content in it is 0.5 gram of which 0.1 gram is saturated fat content and 0.2 gram is polyunsaturated fat content. The total sodium content in it is 126 mg, total protein content is 5.3 grams, total carbohydrate content is 6.8 grams, dietary fiber content is 4.3 grams and sugar content is 0.8 gram.