Scientists believe asparagus could be ward off the effects of a hangover. Scientists have found chemicals in the vegetable also protect liver cells against toxins. Experiments on human cells found the minerals and amino acids in asparagus can replacing those lost through drink, which can often lead to a headache. They also relieve stress on the liver. But for the greatest, scientists at the Jeju National University in South Korea recommend serving the leaves as well as the tender shoots. Researcher B Y Kim, said: “These results provide evidence of how the biological functions of asparagus can help alleviate alcohol hangover and protect liver cells.” Britons eat around 8,000 tonnes of asparagus every year. The study was published in the Journal of Food Science.
Source : Telegraph