Fresh Spinach Day is celebrated annually on July 16 to emphasize the many health benefits of fresh spinach. It’s not all fantasy that Popeye gains superhuman strength after consuming his canned spinach. Because, in reality, spinach can boost your health. From improving bone health to lowering the risk of cancer, spinach got you covered. Fresh Spinach Day reminds you to add this healthy leaf vegetable to your meals or smoothies. Creamed spinach, spinach dip, sautéed spinach, green smoothie – strongly yummy.