When you're grilling this Summer, don't forget the asparagus!
The Wonders of Asparagus
Asparagus was grown for food and medicinal purposes over 2000 years ago. Greeks and Romans believed in its healing and medicinal properties.
Nowadays, it is recognized as a particularly healthy vegetable thanks to the range of nutrients, vitamins and minerals it contains.
Extraordinary Health Benefits
Asparagus has a beneficial action on kidneys, adrenal glands and bladder; it also contains fibers that facilitate the intestinal transit and encourage digestion. Its gentle effect on the intestinal functions can help reverse a tendency for constipation, without irritating the intestinal mucous membrane.
Asparagus is an excellent source of folic acid, which is known to reduce birth defects making it a food of choice during pregnancy.
Asparagus contains iron, which is essential for fighting anemia. It holds juices that are potent blood purifiers. An asparagus cure can help regulate blood circulation as well as encourage liver drainage.