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October 26, 2022

Artichokes are one of the richest vegetable sources of antioxidants with high polyphenol content. These anti-inflammatory and cancer fighting properties give artichokes the power to limit DNA damage. The lowering of cholesterol and promoting healthy fat from artichoke metabolism helps to improve liver cell production and control blood pressure. Artichokes being hypoglycemic and having high dietary fiber from inulin allows the improvement of gut health. Along with all of these healthy beneficial factors of artichokes, they are nutrient dense vegetables consisting of potassium, vitamin C, magnesium, and folate that support the optimal functioning of cells within the body.

Brooke Hacker

Doctorate of Physical Therapy