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Wild asparagus

wild asparagusUse the months ahead of us to enjoy wild asparagus as often as you like; Apart from the abundance of useful ingredients, the vegetables of the characteristic green color will give you many gastronomic delights. Did you know that you can eat them raw?

Asparagus was once considered a delicious delicacy whose specific bitter taste could only taste the selected palate, but today this plant is widely distributed and available to a large number of people. Wild Asparagus is a delicatessen that will flood the marketplace from the end of March to the end of June, while canned in stores can be bought all year, but then the satisfaction of their consumption is undoubtedly less.

Why is asparagus good?

Plenty of vitamins and a little calories
Asparagus is a plant from a lily family. Low calories, but high nutritional value. Because in 100 grams of asparagus, it has only 20 calories. The largest part, as much as 93 percent of asparagus is water. And asparagus contains 1.7 percent of protein, 2.6 percent of carbohydrates and 0.7 percent of fat.

Asparagus is rich in folates and vitamins C, B6, A, and this self-propagated or cultivated vegetable is abundant with vitamins K and E. In addition, they are a good source of thiamin, fibers, rich in potassium, phosphorus, sulfur, calcium and magnesium, many microelements such as iron, copper, zinc, fluorine, and iodine. Asparagus also contains a larger amount of fiber, which is why they act positively on digestion.

“Cure” for pregnant women
This bitterly vegetable is rich in folic acid (vitamin B9), which plays a very important role in the development of a healthy fetus. Folic acid, in fact, keeps the nervous system of the fetus and helps it grow properly. Therefore, for the women who plan for pregnancy or are in the first weeks of pregnancy it is recommended taking 400 mg of folic acid every day, and instead of replacements, it is advisable to eat asparagus as well.

They increase sexual desire and help with erectile dysfunction
Since ancient times this plant has been accompanied by aphrodisiac power. This is explained precisely by the abundance of folate, vitamin B, which in the blood increase the level of histamine, a neurotransmitter that increases orgasm. In addition, asparagus also contains herbal chemical protodioscin, which has been shown to increase sexual desire and even in some cases can help in the treatment of erectile dysfunction.

Strong diuretic

Asparagus is also a very potent diuretic, helping to alleviate urination and thus promote the cleansing of the organism. And it is also effective against constipation.

It lowers blood pressure and cholesterol
One of the richest rutin sources, of cholesterol-lowering flavonoids, lowers blood pressure and empowers weakened capillaries. For the bitterness that is characteristic of this fleshy plant, credit goes to the ingredients of asparagin and spargaurin, which accelerate the recovery of the organism after the disease, stimulate liver and bile function. Enjoy in the spring and in this unique plant and try it out in many ways.

And the recipe:

I often get the idea that the simplest recipes are the best so that this time I decided to prepare them on a salad I had enriched with avocado and sunflower and pumpkin seeds ​in order to get a full meal.

From asparagus, we use soft peaks.


4 handful of green salad (of your choice)
1 bunch of wild asparagus
2 young bow
1 avocado
1 bunch of radish
2 Tablespoons (TBSP) of pumpkin seeds
2 TBSP of sunflower seeds
1 TBSP of squeezed lemon juice (or lime)
2-3 TBSP of olive oil
Pinch of salt (sea or himalayas)


Wash all vegetables well.
Asparagus do not use whole but only peaks (remove the stems). Slice it on a small.
Cut the salad into smaller pieces, cut onions and radish on the rings, and peel the avocado and cut into cubes.
Mix all in the large bowl, add sunflower and pumpkin seeds, and season with lemon juice, olive oil and salt.
Mix well and serve.

TIP: I suggest that you moisten pumpkin and sunflower seeds in salt water overnight, after which you need to rinse and filter them. If you want crunchy, after soaking put them in the dehydrator for about 10 hours.

It’s good to know this …

Natural Cosmetics. Asparagus water can serve as a facial cleanser. Because, it has a soothing effect and very effectively calms inflammatory processes on the skin. Also, vitamin E helps restore skin cell membranes. The water in which wild asparagus is cooked is very good for strengthening hair and nails, and will give them extra glow.

And after a heavy night! After spending the night with too much alcohol you should rest, drink lots of water and eat asparagus. Because asparagus are rich in amino acids and minerals that alleviate hangover. Also, accelerate recovery of body and clean liver from alcohol-induced toxins.

For Natural Treatment! Asparagus has been used in the distant history of China for the treatment of ulcer, burns and coughs. It is believed to be able to dissolve the kidney stones. Also, used in the treatment of anemia, facilitates premenstrual problems, and the fibers that contain help the proper functioning of the digestive tract.

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Cabbage health benefits

cabbage health benefitsCabbage is one of the oldest foods and the first vegetable that comes to mind when we think of our grandmother’s kitchen. And when we think about winter, isn’t it!? And what are the cabbage health benefits?

Whether it is red or green cabbage, cabbage is a rich source of many nutrients and minerals, from vitamin C to calcium, phosphorus, and iron, to vitamin E, K and B groups. Cabbage is indeed a “smart head”. Low-calorie and super-nutritious vegetables are a unique blend of vitamin A, B, C, E and K, omega-3 fatty acids and cancer healing components. The real boon for immunity and digestion is also known as antistress vegetables. For centuries, the healing properties of cabbage are known, both fresh and soured, which is a traditional local delicacy in our days in the cold days. Continue reading

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Sauerkraut benefits

sauerkraut benefitsCabbage is indeed a “smart head”. Low calorie and super-nutritious vegetable is a unique blend of vitamins A, B, C, E and K, minerals (manganese, selenium, calcium, potassium, magnesium), omega-3 fatty acids and healing sulfuric substances (most famous sulforaphane) which protect against cancer. So what are the sauerkraut benefits?

Cabbage (sauerkraut benefits) is a real boon for immunity and digestion and is also calling antistress vegetables.

For centuries, the healing properties of cabbage are known. Both fresh and acidulated, which is a traditional local delicacy in our regions in the cold days. Great matched with polenta, sausages, beans; it is unavoidable in preparation of the cabbage rolls. Continue reading

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Celery health benefits

celery health benefitsThis vegetable is a good source of potassium and sodium that balance water levels in the body and contains coumarin compounds that support the ability of the immune system to eliminate potentially harmful cells. But to act on our health, we should eat it only in one way. So what are the celery health benefits?

In domestic cuisine, it is best known as an inevitable addition to soups and as a tasty vegetable supplement to many dishes. It is the main ingredient of puree and cream soup. And culinary experts fill the celery stems full of soft cheese. Serve celery stems with avocado sauce, put it on bread with peanut butter because it gives a particularly fine aroma. They know that it is tasty, and the salads give a special crispness.

It fits easily with many dishes and is very nutritious and healthy. Continue reading

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Extra virgin olive oil

extra virgin olive oilExtra virgin olive oil is obtained after the first pressing of healthy olive fruit and the acidity (free fatty acids) does not exceed 0.8 percent. In addition to meeting the chemical parameters, the oil must also undergo organoleptic testing. And must not have any odor that is not characteristic of oil. Thus, for example, “extra virgin olive oil with rosemary twig” is not actually an extra virgin olive oil. Continue reading

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Sugar problems


Are you aware that sugar is one of the biggest enemies of the organism? And we often consume it that we are not aware of it either. The most dangerous are the hidden sugars found in the food we eat daily. Food such as processed cereals, carbonated drinks, sauces, fruit yogurts and the like.

Adults should consume up to six teaspoons of sugar per day (25 grams) if they want to avoid many health problems. And so much of it is found in a glass of 250 milliliters of boiled juice.

The best would be if refined sugar would not be used at all. And here’s what would happen to your body then. Continue reading

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Look younger, this food will help you

look youngerWhat you eat does not only affect the health of your body but also your appearance. There are foods that will make you look younger because they have a great impact on the appearance of your skin. Find out about that in continuation.

Celery stalks – Prevent skin drying because they are full of potassium that regulates the bad effect of salt on our body and helps maintain water and hydrates the skin.

Walnuts – Full of omega-3 fatty acids that help the skin remain soft and supple.

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nutrition, best food for strong bonesThe key factor of human lifestyle is nutrition. This means that human health mainly depends on his diet. Serious scientists claim that up to 90 percent of modern diseases, according to the research is closely linked to diet. Why?

Through nutrition, we are taking ingredients necessary for growth, construction, energy, operation, maintenance and regeneration of the body. Statistics show that at the beginning of the last century in the United States, about 10 to 15 percent of deaths are caused by diseases of the heart and blood vessels. And today the figure is around 50 percent and it is the leading cause of death. Continue reading

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