Health Benefits of Asparagus

Posted by Krishna Bora on Fri, Feb 21, 2014  
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Asparagus maybe an expensive vegetable in India, but there are many health benefits that are hidden in this exquisite veggie, that are good for your health:

 

1. Asparagus has fiber, folate, vitamins A, C, E and K, and chromium, which is a trace mineral that enhances the ability of insulin in your body, to transport glucose from the bloodstream into the cells present in your body.

 

2. Asparagus is a rich source of glutathione, a detoxifying, along with avocado, kale and Brussels sprouts. Eating asparagus may help protect against cancers.

 

3. Asparagus is packed with antioxidants, an anti-aging property of this delicious spring veggie. Another benefit of eating it is that it may help our brains fight cognitive decline. 

 

4. It contains high levels of the amino acid asparagine, which works as a natural diuretic. It is especially beneficial for those people who are suffering from edema.

 

5. Asparagus is a plethora of anti-inflammatory compounds, which can be helpful for those individuals who are suffering of inflammatory autoimmune diseases.

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