Nutrition & Health Benefits
Artichokes are packed with nutritious value and can be a very healthy addition to any meal. In addition to containing potassium, vitamin C, folate, and magnesium:
- Artichokes are high in antioxidants.
A USDA study found that artichokes are the king of the vegetables when it comes to antioxidants. Artichokes pack more antioxidants than any other vegetable and rank #7 in antioxidant levels of 1,000 different foods.
- Artichokes contain no fat or cholesterol
- Artichokes are low in calories.
One large artichoke contains only about 25 calories!
- Artichokes are high in fiber.
A medium artichoke contains more fiber than a cup of prunes!