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Saturday, 01 April 2017 19:13


Asparagus belongs to the family of lilies and is valued for its therapeutic properties.

Grows- from early April to May.
Asparagus will only live in full sun or close to it.
You can find it near small tree and even briar patches.

Nutritional Valut- source of minerals, vitamins and essential proteins.

* vitamin A     * iron
* vitamin B1    * calcium
* vitamin B2    * phosphorous
* vitamin B3    * magnesium
* vitamin B5    * zinc
* vitamin B6    * selenium
* folate          * potassium
* vitamin C
* vitamin E
* vitamin K

Health Benefits

* Helps to maintaining healthy levels of homocysteine.
* pregnancy- high folate in asparagus is for neuronal growth of the fetus.
* PMS- an asparagus extract can be used for easing pre- menstrual bloating.
* Aids in maintaining healthy levels of blood sugar.
* Helps cure urinary tract infections.
* Aids in curing epilepsy.
* Cancer prevention-the saponins obtained from asparagus possess anti-cancer.
* Helps prevent and dissolve kidney stones.
* Improves homones levels and helps cure male and female sexual disorders.
* Reduced risk of stomach cancer and allergies.
* Helps in reducing the risk of chronic health ailments including type 2 diabetes.
* Effective in curing hangovers.
* Rheumatism-help relieve the pain and ease the overall poor functioning in the body
  associated with arthritis.
* Helps in curing bronchitis and tuberculosis.
* Good remedy for curing anxiety and stress.

Asparagus few side effect
* gas
* can cause allergies to same people who are allergic to onion, leeks other members of lily family.
* urine smell- our bodies convert asparagus acid into sulfur-containing chemicals that stink.

Break asparagus each spear 15 cm from the top.Plunge you prepared asparagus into a pan of boiling water.
Cook for 2-4 minutes or until tender. Remove the asparagus with a slotted spoon and place directly in cold water.
In bowl put asparagus add hard boil eggs cut in slice.Pour vinegar in bowl, salt, pepper and gently stir.


Break  asparagus  15 cm from top and boil in water for 2-4 minutes,then cool it in cold water.
Meanwhile melt butter in a small pan and scramble the eggs and add asparagus fry cook about 3 minute.

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