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Asparagus: This Slender Veggie Is Good for Your Pet’s Gut

A quintessential spring vegetable, this tasty green spear offers prebiotics for a healthy microbiome, as well as antioxidants for better defense against diseases. Find out how to offer it to your pet.

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  • The slender spears that we’ve come to know as asparagus are actually the young shoots of the asparagus plant
  • Asparagus is one of the few foods that naturally contain glutathione, a master internal antioxidant and detoxifier
  • Asparagus is rich in inulin, a type of prebiotic fiber that helps improve digestive health, regulate blood sugar levels and aids in weight loss
  • To choose fresh asparagus, look for spears that are firm, straight and smooth, with tightly closed tips

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