This vegetable can be eaten on its own or as a side dish with meat and fish. Asparagus is one of the most nutritionally balanced vegetables, as well as the vegetable with the highest folic acid content. Because of its high nutrient and fiber content, as well as its low sodium and calorie content, asparagus is a nutritionally sound choice for today's health-conscious consumer. It's best to eat Asparagus on the same day you buy it, as the flavor can fade over time.
nutritional info: per 90g (source - healthline.com)
Calories: 20 | Protein: 2.2 grams | Fat: 0.2 grams | Fiber: 1.8 grams | Vitamin C: 12% of the RDI | Vitamin A: 18% of the RDI | Vitamin K: 57% of the RDI | Folate: 34% of the RDI | Potassium: 6% of the RDI | Phosphorous: 5% of the RDI | Vitamin E: 7% of the RDI
*Always wash your fruits and vegetables under running water just before eating, cutting, or cooking.