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Healthy vegetables like butternut squash and carrot, why they are so good for you and how to prepare them for maximum nutritional benefit.

Asparagus


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Spring. Asparagus. Asparagus is one of a wealth of tasty veggies that have sprung into season. Whether blanched, sautéed or roasted, the graceful spears add a touch of sophistication and colour to any dish. And if you needed any more convincing they amount to just four calories per spear.

For years asparagus has been a traditional medicine in Asia and its full of antioxidants and nutrients which increases urinary output and helps with high blood pressure, heart disease and fluid retention. Asparagus also has been known to have a mild anti-inflammatory healing action.

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2 Butternut Squash Soup Recipes: Tasty, Filling and Very Healthy


How to make butternut squash soupHere are two rich and nutritious butternut squash soup recipes to warm you up for lunch or dinner. They both taste great, yet are full of healthy ingredients that do your body good.

The first butternut soup is made with turmeric and garlic and is the best tasting way I’ve found to get more cancer protective broccoli into your diet.

The second is a very healthy soup recipe that combines butternut squash with Thai curry for an amazing spicy flavor.

These are my two favorite soup recipes. Everyone I’ve ever made them for has loved them and I hope you do too.

A Super Healthy Butternut Squash Soup

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How to Cook Butternut Squash the Healthiest Way


The best way to cook butternut squashThere is a method for cooking butternut squash that retains the most vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other nutrition when you eat them.

This way of preparing butternut squash is also quicker and simpler than any other I’ve tried. Personally, I think it tastes the best too. Here’s how to do it.

Selecting Butternut Squash

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Butternut Squash Nutrition: Why It’s So Good for You


Why is butternut squash healthyButternut squash is one of the most nutritious and healthiest vegetables you can eat, with a rich array of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants as well as significant amounts of digestive fiber.

It not only tastes great, it is also low in calories, yet surprisingly filling. Many people would do well to replace fattening potato products with the far healthier and nutritionally superior butternut squash. Here’s why.

Antioxidants in Butternut Squash

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