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Does the oxalic acid in spinach inhibit the absorption of calcium and iron?

Most of the recipes contain some sort of raw leafy greens. I have read that oxalic acid in raw spinach inhibits the absorption of calcium and iron.   I am not sure about kale or other greens. I would appreciate you advice?  Also I have read that the brassicas need to be cooked if you are hypo-thyroid.  Your comments would be appreciated.

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3 years ago

Dietitian's Answer

Sarah answers this Q in here video here: http://www.nutriliving.com/blog/user-question-rotating-greens And more about thyroid health and brassicas can be found here: http://www.nutriliving.com/blog/blasting-thyroid-health

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