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8 Benefits of Eating Asparagus:
1. Feeds friendly bacteria: Asparagus is one of the few vegetables containing a carbohydrate called inulin. Inulin promotes the growth and activity of these friendly bacteria in the intestines making it difficult for unfriendly bacteria to grow.
2. Anti-carcinogen: Asparagus is the food highest in glutathione, an important anti-carcinogen according to the National Cancer Institute.
3. The root is used to treat urinary issues as well as kidney and bladder stones.
Read more: 8 Benefits of Asparagus
The Ultimate Food-Storage Guide:
Real Simple consulted the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), food scientists, food manufacturers, and a host of other experts—including fishmongers, cheese sellers, coffee roasters, bakers, and bartenders—to establish these storage guidelines. The first consideration was safety. But because you want your food to be delicious, too, for some products, Real Simple chose the conservative storage time for optimum freshness.
How to Store Meat, Poultry, and Seafood
How to Store Dairy Products
How to Store Fruits and Vegetables
How to Store Snacks, Baked Goods, and Crackers
How to Store Wine, Beer, and Other Beverages
How to Store Oils, Vinegars, and Condiments
How to Store Pantry Items
A 2012 study led by Dr. David Witt, an infectious disease specialist at the San Rafael, California Kaiser Permanente Medical Center concluded that whooping cough occurs more among vaccinated children than children not vaccinated.
My New Favorite Food Products of Late:
Trader Joe’s Almond Butter with Flax Seed – really good – I can’t quit eating this!
Coconut Secret Raw Coconut Aminos from Whole Foods – this is a “soy sauce” without soy, GMO’s or gluten. I make a salad dressing with lemon, olive oil and the coconut aminos that I just love.
Posted by Kay Curtis
These recommendations are for the reduction of stress only. They are not intended as treatment or prescription for any disease, or as a substitute for regular medical care.