Benefits of artichoke

Artichoke is rich in potassium, calcium, phosphor, Vitamin K and manganese. It is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 and C. The most important function of artichoke is its liver cleansing effect.
It is very rich in fiber as well. In other words dish of artichoke is very good for the intestines of your little gourmet. Artichoke is said to reduce fever. And at the same time it gives energy and increases one's appetite.
Keep in mind
Don't cut the stems of the artichoke if you did buy one whole artichoke. Cut the stem right before you cook it, this way it will stay fresh longer.

Some mother chefs cook artichoke as a whole. And like to peel of the petals and eat them. 

If you are going to cook dish of artichoke, try to add it to soups you prepare for your babies. Stuffed artichoke and artichoke cooked in olive oil may be great alternatives for adults but not for babies. For recipes with artichoke that babies and children and adults will like click here.

It is a diuretic food. If your little gourmet has  diarrhea please ask your doctor first to avoid increasing dehydration.
Nutritional value per 100 gram artichoke;
Vitamin A 13 IU
Vitamin C  7.4 mg
Vitamin K 14.8 mcg
Folate 89 mcg
Calcium 21 mg
Iron 06 mg
Magnesium 42 mg
Phosphor 73 mg
Potassium 286 mg
Sodium 60 mg
Manganese 0.2 mg
Selenium 0.2 mcg