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Top Three Vegetables that Help Fight Cancer

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Cancer is a killer, which is why it stands to reason we should be embracing every possible way to beat it. Millions of people die from cancer and cancer-related diseases every year; many more spend years fighting it. But the good news is that some vegetables can help you fight cancer and protect yourself from its ...

Jerusalem Artichokes

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Jerusalem artichokes (Helianthus tuberosus) are tubers, like potatoes, but they have a totally different flavour, and are a lot less popular than potatoes. In spite of the fact that they are called “artichokes”, they are not related to Chinese artichokes (which are also knobbly tubers) or globe artichokes (which are essentially edible flowers). Jerusalem artichokes are a ...

The Challenge and Rewards of Growing Globe Artichokes

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Absolutely delicious to eat, the globe artichoke is sadly not a favourite in the average home garden. Nevertheless, if you have the space to accommodate a reasonable number of plants, it's definitely worth giving it a try. In fact even if you don't have loads of space, they are such attractive plants, you could grow one ...