Asparagus – encourages proper Kidney functioning, beneficial for Constipation and Detox

Among the many beneficial effects of consuming Asparagus, the most significant is its effect on the Urinary system. There is an active compound called Asparagine found in the Essential oils. This compound gives the Urine its specific smell. Not only that, it also stimulates the function of the Kidneys. However, one should bear in mind that Asparagus should not be consumed in larger quantities in case of Kidney Inflammation.


Asparagus is low in Calories and rich in Fibers, thus representing great vegetable for those who wish to Lose Weight, because it also stimulates the emptying of Intestines and prevents Constipation.

This vegetable’s nutrient value is amazing. Among the Proteins which are the biggest part of its composition, Asparagus can also offer good amounts of Potassium, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamins C, E, B-complex group and pro Vitamin A.

Energy 23 kcal Proteins 2.28 g
Carbohydrate 2.44 g Dietary Fiber 2.1 g
Vitamin A 58 µg Vitamin B1 0.14 mg
Vitamin B2 0.128 mg Vitamin B3 1.54 mg
Vitamin B6 0.131 mg Vitamin B9 128 µg
Vitamin C 2 mg Vitamin E 0.36 mg
Sodium 2 mg Calcium 21 mg
Phosphor 56 mg Magnesium 18 mg
Iron 0.87 mg Potassium 273 mg
Zinc 0.46 mg Total Fat 0.20 g
Saturated Fat 0.046 g Cholesterol 0