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  Title Asparagus extract for heart, kidney and immune functions
Journal Nutr Perspect. 2014 Jul;37(3):27-36
Peer Review No
Publication Type Article

Asparagus officinalis is a perennial vegetable that has been around for thousands of years. It has a long history of medicinal uses and is recognized as one of the richest sources of nutrients. Over the years, scientists have studied its many properties from being an excellent alkalizing agent to an aturaldiuretic to an antioxidant to an immune -boosting agent. The studies presented here in focus on three specific areas that Asparagus addresses: the heart, kidneys and immunity.

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