|Spinach growing in a field|
If so, then you've eaten spinach and perhaps, didn't even know it.
Today is National Spinach Day, according to the National Day Calendar website, which states "not only are there so many delicious ways that you can enjoy spinach, it is also extremely good for you!"
"An annual plant, spinach is native to central and southwestern Asia. Thought to have originated in ancient Persia, Arab traders carried spinach into India, and then it was introduced into ancient China where it was known as 'Persian vegetable.'"
|A bag of spinach|
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So to celebrate today, eat a hearty helping of spinach. Or at least sprinkle some on top of your salad.