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Its edible parts are rich in polyphenols, inulin, fiber and minerals that promote the good health of our body.
Did you know that artichoke is used for losing weight? Besides this benefit, artichokes also have many others, as you will see now:
It is good for your liver
Now that you know the benefits of artichoke, you may be asking yourself how to consume it. Because it is a flower, it must be consumed before its bud blooms.
Its edible part is the flesh, but you need to be careful to remove the pricks.
Either raw or cooked, it has a very pleasant taste, a little bitter and with a sweet touch at the end.
It can be eaten cooked, braised, in salads, teas, and even as capsules or pills. Did you know that?
A great way to get the benefits of the artichoke is through tea.
Artichoke tea is a great option for those who want to lose weight quickly since it is diuretic and detoxifying, aiding in body cleansing and the elimination of fat, toxins, and excess water.
As for side-effects, artichoke doesn’t have any significant ones, but its consumption is not recommended for pregnant and nursing women as it may reduce milk production.
It can also increase bile flow, which may cause gallstones. For some people, eating artichokes may increase intestinal gas.
Now tell us, have you ever eaten artichokes? Did you know its benefits?
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