These artichoke facts can be used to help make decisions with regards to including artichoke in your diet.
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You can use the following information to decide whether or not to include artichoke in your diet.
The artichoke is:
- Low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium
- High in Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Folate, Magnesium, Potassium, Copper, Manganese, Niacin, Vitamin B6, Iron and Phosphorus.
The nutritional value of artichokes make them good for:
- Losing weight
- Maintaining good general health
Don't eat too many artichokes if you're interested in:
- Gaining weight
The following table outlines the basic nutritional values of artichoke.
|Preparation||Portion||Carbs (g)||Fiber (g)||Fat (g)||Energy (kj)|
|Artichoke Globe||1 medium (120g)||1.5||1||0||105|
|Canned Artichoke Hearts - drained||1 heart (50g)||1||1.5||0||35|
|Jerusalem Artichoke - peeled, boiled||1 medium (100g)||3||3||0||105|