Asparagus « Health Now, Wealth Forever

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By Gary, on September 20th, 2012

Asparagus likes you.  It likes you so much that it will provide you with anti-inflammatory nutrients and antioxidants which will help you fight cancer, heart disease and, birth defects.

What else will it provide besides tasting very delicious?

Vitamins:  C, A, B complex, and K

Minerals:  zinc, manganese and selenium

Other:  saponins (reduce cholesterol levels); the flavonoids quercetin, rutin, laempferol and isorhamnetin (help to fight arthritis, asthma, and autoimmune diseases)

Asparagus can be eaten raw, steamed, fried, roasted, or grilled.   Click here for recipes for asparagus.

Other informative resources:

9 Health Benefits of Asparagus

Asparagus Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits