Asparagus season just started! Try to eat fresh asparagus keeping in mind they’re not only delicious but also super good for you:

  1. Low in fat and calories, asparagus contains lots of fibre making it a good choice if you are trying to lose weight. Your body digests fibre slowly so you’ll feel full in between meals!
  2. Asparagus is a natural diuretic. Eating asparagus can help flush excess fluid and salt from your body.
  3. Asparagus is full of antioxidants. Try to not overcook them to avoid their vitamins escaping.
  4. Asparagus is a great source of vitamin E. This vitamin helps strengthen your immune system and protects cells from the effects of free radicals. To absorb the vitamins better, roast your asparagus with some olive oil.
  5. Asparagus is a natural aphrodisiac, thanks to vitamins B6 and Folate.
  6. Minerals and amino acids in asparagus help to ease a hangover.
  7. Asparagus helps promote overall digestive health and thanks to probiotics it beats bloating.
  8. It’s a rich source of folic acid, essential for women who are planning on getting pregnant.
  9. It’s filled with vitamin K, crucial for coagulation as well as bone health.
  10. It boosts your mood.