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Asparagus has an abundance of nutrition packed into every spear.

  1. Asparagus is low in kilojoules, and contains no fat or cholesterol, whilst providing fibre. That makes it a must for any diet, including a weight loss diet.
  1. Why take a supplement when asparagus can provide us with essential nutrients like the essential B group vitamins folate, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, B6 and biotin, along with vitamin C?
  1. Asparagus is a great source of folate, with one serve providing over 20% of our daily needs. Folate is important for expectant mothers for the healthy development of the baby during pregnancy.
  1. One serve of asparagus provides about 25% of our daily needs of vitamin C. Did you know that vitamin C helps us to absorb adequate iron from our diet?
  1. Asparagus has a brilliant range of bioactive compounds, such as antioxidants like rutin and beta-carotene, which help keep us healthy, well into old age.