The Asparagus Pee Mystery: This veggie boasts high amounts of vitamins A and K and is low in calories, so it’s a great grilled addition to any summertime picnic. But have you ever wondered why your urine smells unusual after you eat it? The smell is caused by asparagus’ sulfurous amino acids, but not all of us get a whiff. Your genetics determine whether or not you have the ability to actually detect the odor.
Take Heart With Artichokes: This sunny green veggie, most commonly grown in California, has a sensational taste and fresh nutritional benefits. Artichokes have high antioxidant capacity from the phytonutrients cynarin and silymarin. Scientific evidence suggests that artichokes may have therapeutic properties for the prevention of atherosclerosis and hyperlipidemia, too.
Spinach is delicious and nutritious! Check out the benefits of spinach. http://health.clevelandclinic.org/2012/06/popeye-a-parable-of-heart-health #spinach #hearthealth #heart #clevelandclinic #healthy