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Artichoke

Basic information

Artichoke is a plant native to Africa that is cultivated all over the world, as it is used both its flowers and leaves, thanks to its excellent medicinal and nutritional properties. In the southern hemisphere, it is cultivated in countries like Argentina, Chile and Peru.

Seasonal availability

All year round.

Human health benefits

The artichoke presents a high content of fiber, vitamin C and antioxidants, offering diverse health benefits like prevention of formation of tumors, colon cancer, prostate and cardiovascular problems. This food contains cinnarine, a compound known to stimulate liver function.

Artichoke

Nutritional value

Componentes / Components Por 100g /
Per 100g
Energía / Energy 40 kcal
Agua / Water 81 g
Proteína / Protein 2.1 g
Carbohidratos / Carbohydrates 7.8 g
Fibra dietaria / Diet Fiber 2 g
Calcio / Calcium 50 mg
Fósforo / Phosphorus 90 mg
Zinc / Zinc 0.54 mg
Hierro / Iron 1 mg
Vitamina C / Vitamin C 8 µg
Vitamina B1 / Vitamin B1 0.15 mg
Vitamina B6 / Vitamin B6 0.07 mg
Magnesio / Magnesium 25 mg

Geographical distribution

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