There are many health benefits of artichokes are ignored in many parts of the world. Yet, this is a vegetable that can be grown almost anywhere, and it is even at home in a pot. If, you don’t want to grow artichokes for their health benefits, you should certainly grow them for their beauty – they have the most amazing flower head.
Fortunately, artichokes is one of those vegetables that has a very stabile nutritional content. This means that you can dry the vegetable, and process it into a a supplement. Artichoke supplements are now sold all over the world, and the great news is that they are not expensive. They really do offer great value for money. A daily artichoke supplement can help you to lower your cholesterol by promoting better liver function.
Cooking with artichokes
Artichokes are rather tough little vegetables, and you can also use almost all parts. The leaves of artichokes taste great when they are freshly steamed. All you need to do is to add some butter or olive oil, and scoop up the fleshy part of the leaf. You can also squeeze over some lemon if you find the taste of the leaf a little bit bitter.