Can We Eat Chicken and Spinach Together? (Expert Answer)

Short Answer: It is generally safe to eat chicken and spinach together or one after another. Because there is no scientific proof that they are harmful when combined.

Chicken and spinach both are healthy foods.

Chicken contains protein and iron, and spinach has vitamin A, vitamin C, and folate.

According to Ayurveda, chicken and spinach are incompatible foods, as they have different tastes and energies.

Chicken is sweet, sour, and salty, and has a heating effect on the body.

Spinach is bitter, astringent, and sweet, and has a cooling effect on the body.

Eating them together can cause indigestion, gas, bloating, and the creation of toxins.

But according to science, there is no evidence that chicken and spinach are harmful when eaten together.

In fact, some recipes combine them to make a nutritious and delicious meal, such as creamy garlic skillet chicken with spinach or chicken spinach alfredo.

The combination of chicken and spinach can provide a balanced intake of protein, iron, and vitamins.

As a nutritionist, my advice is to try first.

If after eating chicken and spinach together you experience any digestive discomfort, then stop combining them.

And if you can tolerate them, then continue.

However, you should be mindful of the quality and quantity of chicken and spinach you consume.

Because too much of anything can be bad for your health.

Whether you eat them together or not, you should always choose fresh and organic chicken and spinach.

Because they are less likely to contain harmful chemicals, hormones, or pesticides.

You should also wash them thoroughly before cooking or eating.

You can store them in the refrigerator for up to three days, or in the freezer for up to six months.

Do not store them in warm or humid places, or in plastic bags that can trap moisture and bacteria.

Finally, remember, chicken and spinach are both nutritious foods that can benefit your health.

But moderation and variety are the keys to a balanced diet.

So try to eat different kinds of foods and avoid eating the same thing every day.

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About the Author

Abdur Rahman Choudhury

Abdur Rahman Choudhury is a nutritionist in West Bengal, India, with a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Biochemistry.

He has done his diploma in nutrition from Fabulous Body Inc (US), and completed various certification courses from several universities. He also has considerable research experience in PCOS.

Abdur currently lives in India and keeps fit by weight training and eating mainly home-cooked meals.

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