Artichoke is an amazing nutrient powerhouse of health benefits.
Brain and Cognitive benefits
Blood Pressure Control
Protection against free radicals
As an Antioxidant, Artichoke has no match containing huge amounts to support Immune boosting and protection against Cancer and Heart disease. The antioxidants are able to induce cell death within the body and thus prevent the proliferation of cells which leads to many forms of Cancers. They assist in interfering with estrogen receptors and blunt the release of PSA which assists in the prevention of prostate cancer in men.
The potassium levels in Artichoke help to maintain a healthy balance of electrolytes within the body. This in turn helps prevent hypertension or high blood pressure. Adding to this benefit it has the ability to reduce water retention with its mild diuretic effects.
The compound cynarin found in Artichoke assist in a very gentle remedy for indigestion and upset stomach as it increases the production of bile, helping to speed up the movement of food and waste through the colon and by doing so reduces the feelings of bloating and gas.
As a cholesterol buster Artichoke is a natural remedy that should be tried before taking prescription drugs. It is side-effect –free and reduces cholesterol very effectively.
Vit K offers protection against neuronal damage and degeneration thereby protecting against Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. This in turn also increases the brain and cognitive system. Vit K is a powerful preventative against vascular calcification but also supports the formation of bones and ongoing bone health.
Vit C has immune boosting properties and is directly involved in the production of collagen. Collagen is essential for healthy skin, bones and connective tissue. Adding to this Artichokes magnesium and potassium content greatly assisting in the crucial building blocks of many other tissues.
Truly a remarkable herb that is grossly under used in the health regime of many.
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