Asparagus is bursting with vitamins but very low in calories. Most notably this vegetable is high in Vitamin K and has a high amount of antioxidants and beneficial fibre. Native to the Eastern Mediterranean, asparagus was noted by the Egyptians, Greeks and Romans for its medicinal value and was thought to be a diuretic and aphrodisiac. This latter point is due to the plants very phallic shape in growth. View all products with asparagus as an ingredient below.