Nix brain fog with asparagus. The spear's potassium has a thinning effect on blood, optimizing the delivery of energizing oxygen to the brain. The mineral also nourishes the brain by shuttling in choline, which helps form a key neurotransmitter that sharpens focus and memory.
Here, an easy and yummy way to serve asparagus even your kids will love. Heat broiler, Blanch 1 pound of asparagus in boiling water for 1 minute. Remove; plunge into cold water. Drain. On baking sheet, toss asparagus with 1 tablespoon olive oil; roast 8 minutes, or until skin begins to dimple. Meanwhile, in a bowl set over pan of simmering water, melt 1/4 pound Parmesan cheese, cut into chunks, with 2 cups evaporated milk or plain soy milk. In blender, blend cheese mixture until smooth; serve with roasted asparagus.