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Violet asparagus

Violet asparagus

Mid-May to end of June

Did you know that asparagus contains beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, three pigments of the carotenoid family acting as antioxidants?

Do you know the nutritional value of asparagus?
Per 125ml (½ cup) of cooked vegetable:
Energy: 20kcal; Carbohydrates: 4g; Fibre: 2g (source of fibre)
Folates: 60 % of RDI (excellent source of folates)
Vitamin K: 60 % of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin K)
Vitamin A: 10 % of RDI (excellent source of Vitamin A)

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