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Asparagus – White v. Green, is there a Difference?

By Emily Carver, Recent Arizona State University Nutrition Student  Asparagus in the United States is best known for its vibrant green color. You can find them bundled up in groups of nine, in the produce section at the grocery store, … Continue reading

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Asparagus Fun Food Facts

Asparagus, low in calories and high in protein and fiber, is also simply loaded with potassium and folic acid. A perennial vegetable particularly suited to Arizona’s climate, soil conditions, and moisture, it can live up to 15 years. It also … Continue reading

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10 Amazing Things about Asparagus

Asparagus, whose name comes from asparagos, the Greek word for shoot, has been used since ancient times. Thought to cure everything from heart problems to toothaches, early records from Greece and Rome outline its many medicinal uses.

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