Did you know the ancient Egyptians cultivated asparagus and considered it a worthy offering for their gods? It turns out there’s good reason: asparagus is a first-line defense against cancer. Find out why here:
According to the National Cancer Institute, asparagus is the food highest in glutathione, an important anticarcinogen. It is also chock-full of two cancer-blocking vitamins–A and C–as well as the mineral selenium. These three nutrients have been singled out in several studies as fierce cancer fighters.
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