The asparagus is a healthy vegetable rich in vitamins and minerals. At the same time this is a very dietary product. There are about 200 types of an asparagus in the world. The asparagus is used not only for consumption, but also as a decorative element which enters into various flower ensembles. For food the white and green asparagus are used. It is possible to cook soups, garnishes, salads and desserts using it.