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Asparagus refers either to the culinary vegetable, or to the perennial plant origination from [[Europe]] which produces it. The early-spring stalks are harvested, at about eight inches in height.  
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Asparagus refers either to the culinary vegetable, or to the perennial plant origination from [[Europe]] which produces it. The early-spring stalks are harvested, at about eight inches in height.<ref>Ogden, Shepherd. The New American Kitchen Garden. Minneapolis, MN: National Home Gardening Club, 1997. Print.</ref>
  
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Asparagus is very low in fat and carbohydrates and contains many nutrients including iron, magnesium, zinc and many essential vitamins.  It is ideal for those looking to lose weight<ref>http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2316/2</ref>. 
  
Ogden, Shepherd. The New American Kitchen Garden. Minneapolis, MN: National Home Gardening Club, 1997. Print.
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Revision as of 22:10, 6 January 2013

Asparagus refers either to the culinary vegetable, or to the perennial plant origination from Europe which produces it. The early-spring stalks are harvested, at about eight inches in height.[1]

Asparagus is very low in fat and carbohydrates and contains many nutrients including iron, magnesium, zinc and many essential vitamins. It is ideal for those looking to lose weight[2].

References

  1. Ogden, Shepherd. The New American Kitchen Garden. Minneapolis, MN: National Home Gardening Club, 1997. Print.
  2. http://nutritiondata.self.com/facts/vegetables-and-vegetable-products/2316/2