Its leaves are usually round, thick, and rich green in color, but has a bright red colored central stem. The leaves and stems of red spinach contain a red liquid. This has a sweet, raw flavor and the texture is very delicate. Red spinach helps in the process of bowel movement since it contains a lot of fiber. This fibrous food helps in proper digestion and is useful for curing colon cancer, diabetes, cholesterol as well as for weight loss. Red spinach can be eaten in many ways. They can be consumed either raw or cooked.