Asparagus

Related to the lily family and available in green, white and purple varieties, asparagus is extremely low in calories and is packed full of vitamins and minerals!

 

  • 25 calories / 100g
  • 93% water

 

Great source of:

  • VitaminA, B6, C, E & K
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Riboflavin (B2)
  • Niacin (B3)
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Folate
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorous
  • Potassium
  • Fibre

Asparagus may:

  • Prevent inflammation and chronic health problems including hypertension and heart disease.
  • Support the production and development of red blood cells, DNA and a healthy foetus.
  • Boosts digestive health, prevents constipation and supports beneficial gut bacteria.
  • Support healthy weight management through high levels of dietary fibre.
  • Act as a natural diuretic and prevent urinary tract infections.
  • Improves energy, metabolism, focus and strength.
  • Reduce bloating & menstrual cramps.
  • Increase bone density & prevent fractures.
  • Lower the risk of developing some cancers.