Asparagus, extra good for youthful skin, read on for more


The health benefits of Asparagus

Hailed as one of the highest antioxidant vegetables in the world,  a good source of inulin,  a prebiotic which is necessary for “good” bacteria to thrive. Having the “good” bacteria fight off the “bad” which assists ailments such as depression, immune health, acne or skin sensitivities.

Asparagus is also known to contain a wealth of  antioxidants including vitamin B, vitamin C, beta-carotene, zinc, manganese and selenium.


Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Oxidant Benefits it provides a truly unique combination of anti-inflammatory phyto nutrients nutrients.

Menopause Asparagus is believed to produce estrogen’s, therefore its helpful in combating the symptoms of menopause. It also helps provide estrogen to women who have had full or partial hysterectomy.

Aids Digestion Asparagus contains prebiotics, which selectively stimulate the growth of friendly bacteria in the gut, soothing the stomach and aiding digestion.

Heart Health Folate, a B complex vitamin, is essential for a healthy cardiovascular system and is found in abundance in asparagus.

Blood Sugar Regulation B vitamins such as choline, biotin, and pantothenic acid manage our blood sugar levels by effectively metabolizing sugars and starches.

Anti-Cancer Benefits 

its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, asparagus is a robust fighter against bladder, breast, colon, lung, prostate, ovarian and other cancers.

Weight loss

Asparagus are low in calories with less than four k cal per average spear, as part of a balanced diet can help weight loss.

Asparagus are a mild diuretic and helps detoxify the body, removing excess water and combat cystitis.


Its an Anti-aging food because it boosts the body’s production of glutathione, an anti-inflammatory nutrient that can stop the action of some enzymes that naturally break down collagen— which contributes to wrinkles!

Skin, Nails and Hair excellent for all due to the high levels of vitamin C and E.

Glowing skin by enhancing healthy gut bacteria.

Skin whitening an extract of asparagus obtained by sequentially exposing the asparagus to two or more solvents of varying solvent strengths is used for skin whitening.

Skin burns, Irritations and Small pox A paste of asparagus leaves are used as a topical application.

Relieve Bloating removing excess fluid due to its diuretic and anti inflammatory properties.


Chargrill  just simply rinse and put them on a really hot grill for about 1 minute, serve as an appetizer at a BBQ with some “parmesan yoghurt”, simply grated parmesan, dijon mustard, lemon juice & Greek yoghurt for both a pre and pro biotic hit!!

Panfry and mix through sexy, seasonal salads.

Stirfry with your favourite seasonal vegetables and some salt and pepper tofu.

Soup keep the stalks and make a soup finish with your favourite pesto.

“There is no excuse not to indulge in this proclaimed aphrodisiac, simply buy thin asparagus spears, wash and eat them raw for slimming effects and many other benefits”

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Cassandra Austin

Kitchen Coaching, Nutrition and Selfcare

A Corporate Chef with extra qualifications in< Diet and Nutrition, Food and Wellness, Food Psychology, Kitchen Medicine Vocational education trainer in Commercial Cookery, Dip Hospitality Management  & Business



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