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5 Powerful Benefits Of Asparagus


Asparagus is one of the healthiest vegetables in the world owing to its immensely rich composition of vital nutrients. A vegetable with a high nutritional value, asparagus is rich in vitamins that are essential to the human body and enhances the ability of the immune system to fight illnesses. In this article, we go into the details of the benefits of asparagus. Some of these benefits of asparagus you probably didn't know about.

Besides having scores of benefits, asparagus has a wonderful taste as well. Let us go ahead and look at some excellent health benefits of asparagus. Read on...

Blood Sugar

Asparagus is one of the most powerful foods that regulates blood sugar levels in the body. It is rich in Vitamin B which pays an essential role in regulating blood sugar in the body.

Green Asparagus

Studies have indicated that green asparagus is associated with far more advantages in comparison to white. Green asparagus has a higher content of potassium, minerals that boost immunity of the body and vitamin A.

Glowing Skin

Asparagus is one of the richest sources of vitamin A- an important vitamin that promotes excellent skin health. Vitamin A also helps in effective repair of damaged skin. It also helps in reversing the effects of age on the skin.


Asparagus is an excellent food for digestion owing to its rich content of fibre and vitamin C. It also contains a good amount of protein and is a powerful food most athletes prefer consuming.

Anti-Cancer Characteristic

Asparagus contains a crucial ingredient known as inulin. This carb is not digested until it reaches the large intestine and when it does reach the large intestine, it detoxes the intestine and also works wonders in preventing colon cancer.

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Story first published: Tuesday, October 14, 2014, 4:43 [IST]
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