It is effective in cleansing the liver and removing toxins with its antioxidant content (cynarin and silymarin) and its contribution to bile secretion. With this effect, it also has an important place in the treatment of fatty liver.
Some studies done; shows that artichoke helps to increase good (HDL) cholesterol and prevent the formation of bad (LDL) cholesterol thanks to the antioxidant called luteolin.
Artichoke; It contains high amounts of phosphorus, calcium, iron, sodium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B6 and C. It strengthens immunity with its rich minerals and vitamins.
It is beneficial in lowering and balancing blood pressure with its potassium content and its ability to activate the enzyme that provides vascular dilation.
Since it is a very rich food in terms of dietary fibers and prebiotic inulin, it regulates intestinal functions and helps to regulate intestinal flora by feeding beneficial bacteria.
Artichoke, which contains a wide variety of antioxidants such as quercetin, silymarin, gallic acid; Thanks to these properties, when consumed regularly, it contributes to the protection of the body against cancer and many other chronic diseases.
Weight loss/maintenance is an important part of diets in the process of healthy eating, as 100 grams of it has about 50 calories and low carbohydrate content.