First and foremost asparagus contains virtually no fat and it’s very low in calories (five spears is only 20 calories). Asparagus contains about two grams of protein, four grams of carbohydrates and zero sodium.
Asparagus is a common green-stemmed vegetable that has been used for thousands of years. Historical accounts indicate that asparagus was used in Egypt to treat disorders affecting urine production and unsupported accounts to avoid cancer.
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