5 reasons why every woman should start eating asparagus now

Asparagus is a good source of vitamin K.

  • Weight loss goals
  • It may keep your urinary tract happy

Asparagus is a natural diuretic which can help flush excess fluid and salt from your body, which may help prevent urinary tract infections.

  • It contains vitamin E and K

Asparagus is a source of vitamin E, another important antioxidant. This vitamin helps strengthen your immune system and protects cells from the harmful effects of free radicals.

Along with other green, leafy vegetables, asparagus is a good source of vitamin K. The vitamin is crucial for coagulation as well as bone health.

  • It may help you get in the mood

Asparagus is a  natural aphrodisiac thanks to vitamin B6 and folate components. Try adding to your diet before your date because it also contains Vitamin E  that stimulates sex hormones, including estrogen in women and testosterone in men.

  • It’s a rich source of folic acid

Asparagus is good for women who are trying to conceive because it contains recommended daily allowance of folic acid.  Folic acid fights against neural tube defect.

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