Asparagus gets an A+ in the nutrient department

 

It’s a rich source of rutin, a bioflavonoid that strengthens blood vessel walls and glutathione, an antioxidant which is believed to have cancer-fighting properties.

Asparagus is also an excellent source of bone building Vitamin K, it’s a good source of folate, and vitamins A & C, plus a source of selenium, manganese, and potassium. Weighing in with 2 g of fibre and only 20 calories per half cup, the mighty little green stalk is Herculean in the nutrition department.

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One comment on “Asparagus gets an A+ in the nutrient department
  1. Kathy says:

    I just caught the end of your segment on CHCH Morning Live this morning and missed some of the ingredients in the asparagus dish you were making. Where can I get the recipe? It just looked wonderful and we love asparagus.

    Thank you so much.

    K

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