Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Secrets of Success

< Secrets of Success Main Page    Submit a Secret

Eat Asparagus


Members Were Sparked
This Sparked Me!

A natural diuretic, lowers cholosterol and gives your kidney's a good cleaning. It's good for your heart too.Some people don't enjoy the taste of Asparagus or the smell, but it's low in calories and is certainly better than taking meds.

- Submitted by SUNSHINE6442 12/24/2010 in Living With Diabetes | 7 Comments
Please note these are member-submitted secrets and are not reviewed by SparkPeople's health experts for accuracy. If you feel a secret is inappropriate, please click Report Inappropriate Secret and our staff will review it.

Member Comments

TWINKIEQUEEN 12/24/2010 4:02:00 PM

    love also posted about the benefits of parsley and brussel sprouts...parsley okay, but i have a difficult time unclenching my lips when it comes to eating b. thanks for the good ideas
POPEYETHETURTLE 12/24/2010 2:50:00 PM

    Agree 100%! Love Asparagus, boiled, grilled, whatever.

It may be a "get used to" food because of the taste/smell, but I liked it even as a kid.

My folks grew fresh Asparagus and I'd go cut a couple of stalks for a snack when playing made my stomach wonder what was wrong.
LINBEAN13 3/8/2011 3:09:00 PM

    asparagus is great, try it with a little lemon juice and italian seasoning, bake in the microwave for about 6 minutes mmmm! emoticon
MTNGRL 3/4/2011 9:05:00 AM

    We planted a patch 3 years ago and are so looking forward to some home grown asparagus this year. It also grows wild around here but the deer usually beat us to it!
NASFKAB, we just bought some asparagus crowns from an internet source and planted them.
NASFKAB 3/4/2011 2:30:00 AM

    Not available in Bangladesh only imported unaffordable by me. How does one grow it????
SYLVIAJAYNE 3/4/2011 12:03:00 AM

    I love asperagus...just find them expensive...I will try and purchase them more often! emoticon
BRADIA 3/3/2011 11:40:00 PM

    I have to try them. In my country they are very expensive but I will try at least every other week to eat them

Leave encouragement, a question, or anything else relevant to this. All comments must abide by SparkPeople's Community Guidelines.

Log in to post a comment.

Related Secrets

Diet Resources: electrolyte solutions | fluid electrolyte balance | electrolyte definition