We have been involved in offering Artichoke Extract which is packed with nutrients such as calcium, iron, zinc, sodium, potassium, manganese, zinc and phosphorus. It is rich in antioxidants, it helps to fight against free radicals and prevent various types of cancer such as prostate as well as breast cancer. It helps to lower bad cholesterol level in your body as well as helps to improve heart health. Being a good source of potassium, it helps to regulate blood pressure which can reduce chance of heart attacks. This extract is a good source of dietary fiber, which promotes smooth bowel movements. Artichoke Extract can be availed by our clients' at pocket-friendly prices.
|Shelf Life||1-2 Years|
Artichoke is one of popular winter season edible flower bud of the Mediterranean region known since ancient times for its medicinal and health benefiting qualities. Botanically it belongs to the thistle family of asteraceae, of the genus; cynara.
Artichoke is low in calories and fat, but is a rich source of dietary fiber; provides 5.4 g per 100 g, about 14% of rda. Dietary fiber helps control constipation conditions, decrease bad or "ldl" cholesterol levels by binding to it in the intestines and helps prevent colon cancer risks by preventing toxic compounds in the food from absorption. Scientific studies have shown that bitter principles, cynarin and sesquiterpene- lactones in artichoke extraction have overall cholesterol reduction action in the body by inhibiting its synthesis and increasing its excretion in the bile. Fresh artichoke is an excellent source of vitamin folic acid; provides about 68 mcg per 100 g (17% of recommended daily allowance). Folic acid acts as a co-factor for enzymes involved in the synthesis of DNA. Scientific studies have proven that adequate levels of folates in the diet during pre-conception period and during early pregnancy help prevent from neural tube defects in the newborn baby. It is also rich in b-complex group of vitamins such as niacin, vitamin b-6 (pyridoxine), thiamin, and pantothenic acid that are essential for optimum cellular metabolic functions. It is one of the vegetable sources for vitamin k; provides about 12% of dry. Vitamin k has potential role bone health by promoting osteotrophic (bone formation) activity. Adequate vitamin-k levels in the diet helps limiting neuronal damage in the brain; thus, has established role in the treatment of patients suffering from alzheimer's disease.