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– High in fiber: A large artichoke can contain about a quarter of the recommended daily intake of fiber.

– High in antioxidants: quercertin, rutin, anthocyanins, cynarin, luteolin, and silymarin are some of the antioxidants in artichokes

– Supposedly prevents the risk of cancer: Artichoke leaf extract is said to induce apoptosis and reduce cell proliferation

– Increases bile flow: The pulp of the artichoke leaves contains cynarin, an antioxidant, which increases bile flow. Bile is the fluid produced by the liver that breaks down lipids

– Good for the liver: some antioxidants in artichokes, such as cynarin and silymarin, help the liver.

– Great for digestion: Artichokes are a natural diuretic, improve gallbladder function, good for the liver, and aid digestion.

– Reduce cholesterol levels: Inhibits HMG-CoA reductase, which reduces cholesterol. They lower bad cholesterol (LDL), while raising good cholesterol (HDL).

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