These bulb shaped buds are similar in appearence to pinecones, with layered petals (the choke) protecting the edible contents of the inner "heart", although the choke can be eaten in baby artichokes. They're often used like a vegetable to provide a rich flavour to hearty dishes or creamy sauces.

Artichokes don't have too many minerals or vitamins to boast, but do have minor quantities, including folate, vitamin k and copper. Artichoke extract has had signifcant study with studies revealing its potential to reduce LDL cholesterol.

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Water84.08 g
Energy53 kcal
2 %
Protein2.89 g
Fats0.34 g
Carbs11.95 g
Fiber5.7 g
Sugars0.99 g
Calcium21 mg
2 %
Iron0.61 mg
4 %
Magnesium42 mg
12 %
Phosphorus73 mg
6 %
Potassium286 mg
6 %
Sodium60 mg
4 %
Zinc0.4 mg
4 %
Copper0.127 mg
14 %
Manganese0.225 mg
14 %
Selenium0.2 µg
Vit C7.4 mg
11 %
Thiamin0.05 mg
5 %
Riboflavin0.089 mg
9 %
Niacin1.11 mg
8 %
Vit B60.081 mg
7 %
Folate89 µg
22 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A1 µg
Vit E0.19 mg
1 %
Vit D0 µg
Vit K14.8 µg
20 %
Sat Fat0.079 g
Mono Fat0.011 g
Poly Fat0.145 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg