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More Ways to Enjoy Asparagus Asparagus’s sweet, grassy flavor and high nutrient content make it a welcome spring arrival. The spears are loaded with Vitamin C, fiber, folic acid, amino acids and folate that control constipation, decrease bad cholesterol levels, regulate blood sugar levels, can help prevent mouth ulcers and protect the liver against toxins ~ just to name a few of its benefits. Asparagus is one of

nature’s most perfect foods ~ rich in flavor and high in nutrients. In fact, it is one of the most nutritionally well-balanced vegetables in existence. When choosing asparagus, look for spears that are crisp, straight and firm, with tightly closed buds. Asparagus spears range from pencil thin to nearly a half inch in diameter. The thicker stalks tend