Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Health Benefits of Asparagus

Way back the in early years of China, asparagus was traditionally applied as cooling therapy for unceasing bronchitis, lung congestion, and tuberculosis. Woman’s aggression, femininity, and menstrual problems are said to be alleviated with asparagus. Asparagus is excellent in treating acidity resulting from ingestion of sweet, refined and intoxicating foods.

Greece also was aware of the health benefits of asparagus and is traditionally recommended to those who are having kidney infections, as well as those who are overweight. It is also employed in the medication of indigestion, alleviate various kidney and bladder discomfort, rheumatism and gout.

Traditionally medicine application of asparagus is as well employed to reinstate failing visions, toothaches, and ease pain resulting from bee stings.

Asparagus is a vegetable which is indigenous to Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia and is currently cultivated in various places of throughout the world. In early times, asparagus is employed as vegetable and medicine due to its distinctive taste and diuretic traits. This vegetable is very well-known in the Philippines. It is among the well propagated crops in the country which and is one of the people’s source on income.

Asparagus is a very productive vegetable which grows suitably on cool areas. It yields 8 to 10 pounds for every 100 square ft. It can continue being productive as long as it is well cared and with proper climate for 15 to 25 years. Planting asparagus would require 3 years before its initial harvest

Nutritional Significance per 100g
  • Calories 25.4g
  • Protein: 2.2g
  • Fat: 0.12g
  • Carbohydrates: 3.88g
  • Water: 93.22g
  • Fiber: 2.1g

Its plump green spears of asparagus are both juicy and tender and is thought as delicacy in early times. Asparagus are yielded in California at February but is normally to run from April to May. Midwest extends its growing season to July.

As scientifically studied, asparagus bears the following health benefits:

  • Promote proper heart health. Folate has its best to encourage and promote proper and accurate performances of the cardiovascular and enhances its health.
  • A natural diuretic. As superior foundation of potassium which blended with an active amino acid asparagines, offers asparagus a diuretic effect.
  • Food for health Gut Flora. Inulin, a special forms of carbohydrates that an individual could not digest which contains in asparagus. A nutrition having a superior quantity of inulin, the growth and performance of the friendly bacteria like Bifidobacteria and Lactobacili rises.
  • A birth imperfection combatant. Including asparagus in the daily diet of pregnant women, helps promotes a perfect infant and proper delivery.


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