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Finally, after all these years, Popeye has been totally vindicated.

June 26, 2019

Scientists in Berlin, Germany say they've found a chemical in SPINACH called ecdysterone.  (Prounounced ick DIS tur ohne.)

And they say that chemical is close enough to STEROIDS that spinach should be a banned substance for athletes.  Seriously.  They think spinach belongs on the list of doping supplements.

The scientists ran a test where some athletes ate almost nine pounds of spinach a day and some didn't . . . and the ones who ate the spinach increased their strength up to three times more.The World Anti-

Doping Authority says it's planning to look more into spinach and ecdysterone based on the results of this study.