December 14, 2012

Efficacy, Content and Benefits of Asparagus

Asparagus is a vegetable that are expensive are included in the Lily family. Besides delicious taste, nutritional content in them is quite a lot. Asparagus is also beneficial and nutritious for the body, one can improve the performance of the kidneys.

Nutrient Content of Vegetables Asparagus

Vegetables Asparagus is usually boiled or contrived juice is rich nutrient such as vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin B6, calcium, magnesium, zinc, protein, vitamin A, vitamin K, thiamine, riboflavin, rutin, niacin, iron, phosphorus, potassium, copper, manganese, and selenium, as well as rich in natural fibers which can launch the digestive system. Vegetables Asparagus also contains low calories, contains no fat or cholesterol, and contains little sodium.

In the vegetable asparagus also contained much folic acid. Folic acid may help facilitate getting pregnant. In addition, folic acid is very useful for pregnant women and fetuses, to protect neural tube defects in babies. Continue to consume vegetables asparagus after birth will also facilitate the production of mother's milk.

Efficacy and Asparagus Benefits for Health

1.     Asparagus benefits as a laxative urine (diuretic)
Asparagus shoots have pharmacological effects as a laxative urine (diuretic).
Asparagus contains asparagine amino acid that has a strong diuretic effect. toxins will be wasted through urine discharge current.
This positive effect to rid the body of harmful substances that cause disease. The patients with renal impairment is recommended to eat asparagus to facilitate the disposal of urine. So that it can to reduce the burden on the kidneys that is not too heavy.
2.    Asparagus benefits to Maintain Digestive Health
Vegetables Asparagus contains inulin. the carbohydrates that can not be digested by the body. These fibers can reach the colon without enzymatic reaction, which can serve as a probiotic.
Presence of inulin on the intestinal microflora increases the useful life for the digestive process, including bacteria Bifidobacteria sp. and Lactobacillus sp.
3.      Asparagus Benefits for Blood Pressure Maintaining Stability
With low levels of salt, vegetable asparagus is very good for maintaining blood pressure.
Additionally, asparagus is an excellent source of potassium. For patients with hypertension, elevated levels of potassium is very useful because it will increase the ratio between potassium and sodium will lower blood pressure.
4.     Asparagus Efficacy for Overcoming Skin Disorders and Allergies
Asparagus is a vegetable that appropriate to address the itching in the baby's body. Properties owned vegetable base will clean the blood acidic one cause of allergies. For those of you who suffer from eczema, asparagus can be used as a natural remedy. Your blood will be clean, so eczema (dermatitisekzema) you suffered will fade away.
5.     Asparagus Efficacy to Prevent Anemia
Asparagus also contains a lot of iron. Iron is required by the body in the formation of red blood cells. Iron deficiency will cause body weakness, headache, and diminished outlook as one of the symptoms of anemia.
Many foods that contain iron. However, you should choose plant foods because it is safer for consumption. Asparagus is one of the tasty nutritious meals that you need to consider.
6.     Asparagus benefits to Prevent Sudden Heart Attack
For patients with coronary heart disease, eating asparagus will help prevent sudden cardiac arrest. Heart attacks among others caused by damage to the blood vessels by homocysteine​​. If the blood vessels are damaged, oxygen intake will be reduced and heart attacks ensued.
7.     Asparagus Efficacy to Maintain Blood Sugar Levels Remain Stable
Vegetables Asparagus calories and carbohydrates low. Therefore, suitable to be consumed by people who are low-calorie diet or diabetics (experiencing hyperglycemia).

Negative Effects Vegetables Asparagus

Asparagus, including vegetables that contain a lot of purines (purine). Most people think that purine only in the innards and culinary nautical (seafood). In fact, green vegetables also contain purines, although not all of them.
Elevated levels of purines will cause uric acid (gout). This disease is one type of arthritis that commonly attacks the mature individual. To avoid increased levels of uric acid in the blood, gout sufferers should avoid eating asparagus for the disease does not recur.


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