Happy Monday everyone! I am reliving this amazing Paleo Feast from Saturday night consisting of fresh Alaskan salmon, sauteed asparagus, and my ohh so easy Cinnamon Baked Banana (for dessert). Everything was so simple to prepare and so incredibly delicious!
Now, most people would focus on the gorgeous salmon filet, but today I want to explore asparagus and why it may be a good idea to incorporate it into your diet.
According to an article from Medical News Today, asparagus “is one of the best natural sources of folate” and with that comes some key health benefits:
6 Health Benefits of Asparagus
1. Decreased risk of birth defects (when consumed during pregnancy)
2. Lowered risk of depression
3. Maintaining a healthy heart
4. Osteoporosis prevention
5. Cancer prevention
6. Better Digestion
Read more about the benefits of asparagus and find ways to easily incorporate it into your cooking HERE.