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Health benefits and how to prepare it

Asparagus is one of those vegetables that people seem to either love or hate. Trying asparagus that has been properly prepared may change the haters into lovers.

Asparagus is a spring and summer vegetable that is packed with nutrition: antioxidants, vitamin C, and vitamin K. It's an incredibly rich source of folate, and has even been used as a tonic for the reproductive system.

Here are tips on selecting, storing, and preparing asparagus for optimal nutrition.