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There is no definitive evidence backed by peer-reviewed science to suggest that asparagus can fight or cure existing cancer, according to the American Institute for Cancer Research. However, asparagus is a highly nutriti... More »

There is no scientific evidence that asparagus is useful for the treatment of cancer, according to Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. During the 1950s, a theoretical link was made between cancer and asparagus, but as of 2015,... More »

Asparagus consumption increases the amount of fiber, folate, chromium and essential vitamins in the body. Some of these nutrients are beneficial for helping the body regulate blood sugar. Asparagus also helps decrease bi... More »

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