Asparagus (Latin: Asparagus Officinalis) is an herb that is known from the ancient world, where the Romans and the ancient Greeks especially respected it. This herb is a perennial plant with a height of about 3 meters.
It is most widespread around the Mediterranean Sea and Asia Minor, but it is also growing in other parts of the world, and the west is having a high demand for this plant. In the past, it was used mostly in medicine, and nowadays we can use the benefits of this plant in the kitchen.
The asparagus contains fibers, antioxidants such as lutein and carotene, thiamine, pantothenic acid. Its beneficial effects are particularly important because of the fiber, which brings significant benefits to overall health.
Also, other vitamins that asparagus contains are C, A, E. The herb is recommended to be stored and harvested at low temperatures, so as not to lose the sugar contained in it.
Asparagus is often used for:
• regulation of blood sugar
• prevention of colon cancer
• treatment of digestive system problems
• guarding against the development of various mental illnesses
• prevents the growth of harmful infections
Additionally, the plant prevents the absorption of harmful ingredients in the body and reduces bad cholesterol. Because of the presence of all of its components, it removes the harmful radicals from the body and is a lifter of immunity in the event of an attack of various diseases.
This product is part of the diet of many world stars, as a product that was unavailable for ordinary markets. It also prevents the development of heart disease due to the amount of vitamin B in it, and at the same time strengthens the blood vessels.
Asparagus is recommended because of its ability to strengthen the bones and reduce the risk of various allergies. From here, it can be assumed that it has a positive impact on the overall human health also, asparagus is recommended as healthy food for pregnant women due to the folic acid it contains.
According to many scientists, it is one of the best alternative ways to prevent cancer indications and its treatment due to the presence of antioxidants, combined with other alternative methods. The plant is equally used in the diet because it is a real, nutritious refreshment. Allows combining with other vegetables and serving with various other ingredients to create delicious food specialties.