Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

Selection

Select firm, straight, smooth stalks with tightly-closed tips. The stalks should not be limp or dry at the cut. Choose stalks of uniform thickness.

 

Storage

Refrigerate asparagus by wrapping ends of stalks in a wet paper towel and placing in a plastic bag. Store for up to 4 days.

 

Nutrition Benefits

Fat free, saturated fat free, cholesterol free, sodium free, an excellent source of vitamin C, and a good source of vitamin A

 

 

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