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Sautéed Asparagus~Today's Breakfast

Posted Apr 21 2010 5:45am


Today's breakfast was so amazing I had to post it;  sautéed asparagus with extra virgin olive oil, topped with sliced almonds.  Grabbing my protein shake and I'm out the door!  Health Benefits for the wonderful food Asparagus:
  • It is high in vitamin K and Folate
  • Eat asparagus when you are pregnant or thinking about conceiving – because of it being high in  folic acid  it helps prevent  birth defects  such as spina bifida
  • Great for your heart
  • Helps w*Helps menstrual cramps with fertility problems
  • Great for your  gastrointestinal  tract and your colon
  • Helps menstrual cramps
  • Great food to help treat depression
  • Has been known to increase the success rate of chemo therapy
  • Is considered a diuretic which means it is a good anti-inflammatory – best for arthritis, asthma rheumatism, and even water retention…PMS
  • Help get rid of warts
  • Helps detoxify your body
  • Add more asparagus to your diet to lover cholesterol
  • Great for nursing mothers stimulating milk production
  • Has antioxidant agents – prevents the effects of aging
  • Has antifungal and antiviral qualities
  • Great for your kidneys – cleansing your body by stimulating urination and preventing kidney stones
  • Helps prevent bladder and urinary tract infections
  • Use to be used as an a aphrodisiac – increase sexual and comforting feelings
  • Helps with treating HIV
  • Helps prevent multiple sclerosis
  • Helps prevent scurvy
  • Asparagus has anti-cancer agents – especially lung cancer
  • Helps fight chronic fatigue syndrome
  • Helps fight off high blood pressure
  • If you bruise easily – eat more asparagus
  • Is considered a laxative – eat an asparagus if you have diarrhea and constipation
  • Great for your capillaries – eat more asparagus to avoid varicose veins
  • Great for your eyes preventing cataracts
  • If you are experiencing hair loss- eat more asparagus
  • Helps treat toothaches
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