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What are the health benefits of asparagus?

Asparagus is an amazing vegetable—it has a lot of nutritional benefits.

Potential health benefits of asparagus:

1. It’s a pre-biotic

• It feeds your friendly microbes

2. It’s high in vitamin K, folate, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, and vitamin B6

• It can help decrease stress and improve your energy

3. It’s high in phosphorus

• It can help improve energy

4. It can act as a natural diuretic

• It may help detoxify the kidneys

5. It may help protect against kidney stones and even potentially help dissolve kidney stones

• It helps support the kidneys

6. It's high in chromium

• It may help with insulin resistance

Last updated: Jan 27, 2023 00:59 AM