This tasty vegetable is right in season now and is packed with so many nutrients.
It contains Fibre which we need for good digestion and healthy gut.
Folate which can protect against birth defects and lower the risk of depression and works well with vitamin B12 and it has been found that older adults performed better on a test of response , speed and mental flexibility (over 50) this study was carried out by Tuffs university.
Vitamins A,C,E,K the fat soluble vitamins which are much better absorbed in to your body with fat, which is why people on a low fat diet are quite often lacking in such important vitamins which are also so important to health.
Known as anti-oxidants and they protect the body from free radical damage which causes aging and degenerative diseases.
Chromium, which the body doesn’t need much of but a small amount regulates blood sugars so great for diabetes and people who crave sugar. It is involved in the metabolism of carbs, protein and fats.
Iron for healthy blood cells and oxygenating the blood
So get stuck in and use this lovely vegetable
I have one of my 5 S.M.A.R.T ingredients recipes using asparagus it Including Prawns, mozzarella, sundried tomatoes. Totally tasty and quick to make.
If you would like a copy of the recipe please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and I will send it to you.