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BY Dole Fresh Vegetables

The #1 Favorite Veggie of Foodies

Sometimes referred to as the aristocrat of vegetables, the asparagus is Americans’ favorite vegetable according to a Bon Appétit survey of 10,000 readers. Asparagus ranked #1 with 51% of the vote, compared to broccoli in with 32% of the vote and corn placing 3rd with 24% of the vote.

This delectable, versatile, and easy to prepare vegetable, is also packed full of nutrients. Asparagus is loaded with Vitamin K which is needed to create two proteins found in bone and plays a significant role in activating osteoblasts (bone –forming cells). In addition, the Framingham Heart Study found that seniors with a high dietary intake of vitamin K had a 65 percent lower risk of hip fractures. Asparagus also nourishes good gut bacteria, due to probiotic fiber.

For those concerned about calories, Asparagus has a surprisingly low amount, for 4 cooked spears, you’ll take in just 20 calories!