Item Code : I - 10102 - 001
Country of Origin : Thailand
Availability: In Stock
AED 20.00 / 1BUNCH
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(Approx. 500 Gms)
Asparagus is a tender young stem, long-lived hardy perennial with fleshy roots and fern like, feathery foliage. The flowers are bell shaped and occur alone or in pairs. They are green-white to yellow in color.
Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally balanced plant-derived foods. Low in fat, cholesterol, asparagus also has vitamin A,also known as retinol because it produces pigments in the retina,Vitamin E, has strong antioxidant properties. Asparagus is one of the best natural sources of folate. Adequate folate intake is extremely important during periods of rapid growth such as pregnancy, infancy, and adolescence.

·       The emperor Caesar Augustus would bark “Velocius quam asparagi conquantur!” or “Faster than cooking asparagus,” which can be loosely translated as, “Get going already!”

·       It’s said that Queen Nefertiti proclaimed asparagus to be the food of the Gods.

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