The Jerusalem artichoke tubers contain quality oil, fibre, potassium, amino acids, vitamin C and other vitamins and in particular inulin, which is beneficent not only for diabetics, but also for all others, because it reduces blood sugar levels and destroys free radicals. Apple - Jerusalem artichoke is a great diet food product conducive to weight reduction and also suitable for people in recovery and for elderly persons. Not only does it improve the activity of the digestive system but the functioning of liver and kidneys as well. It also promotes metabolism in general and has anti-rheumatic and anti-asthma effects.
They are suitable for pregnant women, because their consumption relieves pregnancy cramps and nausea and acts against abortion. They have positive effect on lowering of the blood cholesterol levels and also detoxifying and anti-stress effects.