Asparagus is high in glutathione, an important anticarcinogen.
It also contains rutin, which protects small blood vessels from rupturing and may protect against radiation.
Asparagus is a good source of vitamins A, C and E, B-complex vitamins, potassium and zinc.
Asparagus has been used to treat problems involving inflammation, such as arthritis and rheumatism, and may also be useful for PMS-related water retention.
An excellent addition to the diet during pregnancy because asparagus is a good source of folic acid.
Toss Asparagus (freshly steamed) with your favorite pasta, add extra virgin olive oil with your favorite seasoning to prepare a quick, easy and nutritious pasta dish.
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