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Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Anti-fungal
Fights asthma
Lowers blood pressure
Provides energy
Relieves PMS

Nutrition:

Serving size: 1 cup (slices); Calories: 109; Fat: 0g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 0mg; Carbs: 6g; Fiber: 2.4g; Sugars: 14g; Protein: 3g; Potassium: 18%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 10%DV; Calcium: 2%DV; Iron: 28%DV

Did You Know?

  • When buying Sunchokes, roots should be free from soft spots, wrinkles or sprouting. Knobbles and uneveness are unavoidable (and not indicative of quality), but smoother, rounder artichokes are easier to prepare.
  • Sunchokes are a good source of potassium, thiamin and phosphorus, and a fantastic source of iron and soluble fiber.
  • Sunchokes are also know as Jerusalem Artichokes

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Roasted
  • Pureed

Farming Trivia:

  • Despite the name, sunchokes are not from Jerusalem nor are they artichokes. They are in fact a type of sunflower, though their flavor is similar to that of an artichoke
  • The sunchoke is also called a Jerusalem artichoke, Canada or French potato, topinambour, and topinambur

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.