Artichoke: A Highly Nutritious and Delicious Dietary Choice

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Originating from the Mediterranean region, Artichokes or Cynara Scolymus were known to the ancient Romans. The first record of the modern form of artichoke, having a flower head with an edible fleshy basal structure came from Naples around the year 1400 or a little later. From Italy it was introduced into England and France and then brought into the colonies and the Americas