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April to May is the peak season for fresh asparagus. Considered a luxury the world over, asparagus has always been accompanied by a hefty price tag. Despite the price, this vegetable is worth a try, especially as it is available in local stores. Not only is it delicious, it is good for your health.
- Good for the heart. Packed with fibre, low in sodium, fat and cholesterol, asparagus is a good nutritional choice for a healthy heart. Folate, a B complex vitamin essential for a healthy cardiovascular system, is found in abundance in asparagus. Continue reading