Asparagus

Originally cultivated in Europe, asparagus is now one of the most popular vegetables available worldwide. Once referred to as “the aristocrat of vegetables,” many Greeks and Romans once believed it possessed medicinal properties from alleviating toothaches to soothing bee stings. Asparagus are closely related to lily flowers and can take up to three years to harvest.Although its capabilities of relieving pain caused by bee stings are questionable, asparagus does have many important nutritional qualities. Containing few calories and zero cholesterol, asparagus are very nutritional..

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