High in prebiotic fibers.
There are less than 25 calories in a whole artichoke.
Packed with antioxidants.
Look for tightly-packed leaves; splayed leaves are a sign your artichoke is less than fresh. A couple of brown spots, however, are fine.
- Wash the artichoke.
- Remove the outer leaves.
- Trim the points off of the remaining leaves.
- Boil or steam the artichoke and enjoy.