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Asparagus: Dilate the distal blood vessel, increase blood fluid, lower blood pressure

Asparagus: Dilate the distal blood vessel, increase blood fluid, lower blood pressure

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The daily recommended amount:
Eat 60 to 70 grams of Asparagus every day

Calories in Asparagus (Per 100g)

Calories: 19kcals
Sodium: 3.1mg
Fat: 0.1g
Protein: 1.4g
Carbs: 4.9g

Principle of lowering blood pressure:
Asparagus contains Aspartic acid, can dilate the distal blood vessel, restrain blood platelet collecting, increase blood fluid and lower blood pressure; Asparagus contains quercetin, it can enhance the flexibility of capillaries, anti-platelet aggregation, thereby lowering blood pressure.

Have a therapeutic effect on hypertension complications:
cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases
Asparagus contains Vitamin C, can increase the body immunity and increases the flexibility of capillaries, reducing blood cholesterol, can prevent hypertension (high blood pressure), atherosclerosis, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases.

Best food match:
asparagus and shrimp
Asparagus served with shrimp meat, which increase gastrointestinal movements, correct gastric distention and promote digestion. So both of them match will be an ideal health food for patients with high blood pressure, arteriosclerosis, heart disease.

Do's and Dont's:
Right Arteriosclerosis
Right Constipation patients.
Right Patients with high blood pressure and diabetes.
wrong Patients with gout, abnormal uric acid metabolism.

Asparagus contains folic acid, it is easy to be destroyed, should avoid high temperature cooking, it is a good choice to use the microwave oven to heat the asparagus.

Recipe for lowering blood pressure
item Stir fried mushroom with asparagus (for two person)
Stir fried mushroom with asparagus

Ingredients: 160 grams of asparagus, 120 grams of mushrooms, a small amount of olive oil and starch, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp white pepper.


  1. Wash and rinse your mushroom and asparagus; Cut the asparagus or leave the spears whole, then slice the spears into 1 to 2 inch pieces;  Cut the mushroom into pieces.
  2. Add olive oil in a wok, and heat it over medium-high heat. Add the asparagus, mushroom, starch, salt and pepper to the wok, then use a wooden spoon or spatula to stir-fry it until it's tender, about 5 to 10 minutes.
  3. Put your Stir fried mushroom with asparagus in a plate, Finished!


Calories Protein Fat Sodium
58kcals 6g 5g 823mg

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