I Don't Always Eat Asparagus, But When I Do... My Piss Smells Weird!
The ancient Greeks and Romans believed asparagus possessed medicinal properties, from alleviating toothaches to preventing bee stings. Such things have been proven mythical since but asparagus does contain a good supply of vitamins and minerals.
You’ve probably seen both Green and white asparagus. Green asparagus is the most common in the U.S., while the white is more popular in Europe.
Slows aging- The antioxidants in asparagus may help put a break on the aging process.
Fights cognitive decline- The folate in asparagus works with vitamin B12 to help prevent cognitive impairment.
Reduces edema (swelling)- Asparagus contains the natural diuretic ‘asparagine’, which helps your body get rid of excess fluid and salt. This is especially helpful for people with Edema caused by high blood pressure or other heart-related diseases.
Gout- asparagus contains purines, substances that promote the overproduction of uric acid that precipitates painful attacks of gout. If you have gout keep your asparagus consumption to a minimum.
1. dress steamed asparagus with a blend of olive oil and orange juice
2. Refrigerate cooked, called asparagus pieces for snacks or salad add-ins
3. Wrap slices of smoked turkey around steamed spears for a fast appetizer
4. Store asparagus in the fridge with bottoms placed in a shallow glass of water
5. Heads up! 50% of people will have smelly urine after eating asparagus