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Don't Grab the Spinach Bag in the Back
We do it all the time at the grocery store, and Smothers used to, too: dig through the refrigerated shelf for a spinach that's all the way in the rear, thinking we're getting the freshest one. But you're actually better off taking one in front. In her book, Smothers says the USDA has found spinach in clear plastic containers maintains photosynthesis, which helps increase its vitamins and nutrients even after harvesting.