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Artichoke

HEALTH BENEFITS OF ARTICHOKE

Written by Slawomir Gromadzki

WHAT IS ARTICHOKE?

Globe Artichoke (Cynara scolymus) is a nutritious and popular, especially in France, vegetable, known to be an excellent source of antioxidants and benefiting especially liver, cardiovascular, stomach and gut health, digestion, blood pressure, and possibly blood sugar levels. The edible part (the artichoke’s heart) contains more nutrients than the leaves [>] although the Polyphenolic compounds are mainly found in the leaves. The make an extract artichoke hearts, leaves, and roots are crushed, and usually combined with a mixture of methanol and water.

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