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Health Benefits of Asparagus

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Asparagus helps the body build red blood cells and strengthens your blood vessels.

It stimulates the kidneys and is good for the liver, skin, bones and ligaments.

Green asparagus is a very rich source of vitamin A.

It also contains the B vitamins and vitamins C and E.

It is high in chlorophyll and fiber, as well as potassium, iodine and zinc.

Steam with the tips up and more vitamins B and C will be preserved.

White asparagus has fewer nutrients than the green. It has no vitamin A.

Purchase organic or conventional since asparagus is on EWG’s “Clean 15” list.

Enjoy!

 
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