5 incredible facts about raw asparagus

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1. SŁUPSKI, J., KORUS, A., LISIEWSKA, Z. and KMIECIK, W. Content of Amino Acids and the Quality of Protein in As‐eaten Green Asparagus (Asparagus Officinalis L.) Products. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 2010, vol. 45, no. 4. pp. 733-739.

2. DRINKWATER, J.M., et al. Effects of Cooking on Rutin and Glutathione Concentrations and Antioxidant Activity of Green Asparagus (Asparagus Officinalis) Spears. Journal of Functional Foods, 2015, vol. 12. pp. 342-353.

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4. DAWID, C. and HOFMANN, T. Quantitation and Bitter Taste Contribution of Saponins in Fresh and Cooked White Asparagus (Asparagus Officinalis L.). Food Chemistry, 2014, vol. 145. pp. 427-436.

5. MITCHELL, S.C. and WARING, R.H. Asparagusic Acid. Phytochemistry, 2014, vol. 97. pp. 5-10.

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7. FANASCA, S., et al. Antioxidant Properties of Raw and Cooked Spears of Green Asparagus Cultivars. International Journal of Food Science & Technology, 2009, vol. 44, no. 5. pp. 1017-1023.

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