(NaturalNews) Asparagus, the green spear-shaped vegetable that arrives in grocery stores at the beginning of spring, is packed with a wealth of health benefits, making it a good choice to add to your diet. One cup of asparagus contains only 40 calories and has a very low glycemic... [...]
by Shannon Stonger
Health Impact News
In the fall we preserve cabbage by making sauerkraut. Salsa and berries are preserved and made better by fermenting them at the height of summer. Spring, with its abundance of colorful, crisp vegetables, spring holds a veritable buffet of vegetables waiting to be fermented into probiotic treats.
Asparagus comes up early as a perennial vegetable. A member of the lily family, its shoot is cut and brought to the table crisp and green. Radishes are one of the qu [...]
Spring is here! And with it comes more affordable asparagus. This succulent vegetable has been prized since ancient times for its medicinal benefits as well as its terrific taste. It’s even been a staple in Ayurvedic medicine. Why has it been so popular through the years? Have people used asparagus for cancer? Indeed, asparagus is a potent cancer fighter on a par with broccoli, and many people think it tastes a whole lot better.
Asparagus contains the compounds that have made broccoli and the [...]
(NaturalNews) After consuming asparagus, many people notice that their urine has a distinctly different odor. While not on par with inhaling the pleasant aroma of rose petals, it's a normal process in the body and is not cause for concern.The reason urine smells different after... [...]
One of the 15 cleanest fruit (of pesticides) as shown by the Environmental Working Group, asparagus is one of many vegetables that ushers in warmer weather. Like peas and other early spring veggies, asparagus is one of the first to pop up at local farmer’s markets after a winter thaw. While U.S. families are eating more asparagus than ever, few people are hip to the many health benefits and other interesting facts about the lesser-known vegetable.
Here are 6 fun facts about asparagus:
1. Asp [...]
Today, I have a super delicious preview recipe from the upcoming April Food Babe Eating Guide! This lemon asparagus quinoa risotto is a perfect dish to make right now, since asparagus are in season and abundant at the market. It’s … ContinuedThe post Lemon Asparagus Quinoa Risotto appeared first on Food Babe. [...]
Asparagus is a great source of vitamin C, vitamin B6, and thiamine. It also contains rutin, which is a flavonoid that is thought to possess anti-inflammatory properties. It strengthens blood vessel... [...]