Almonds have been linked to increased muscle gain, lowering cholesterol levels, and aiding fat loss. They are a delectable snack and high in fiber too. They provide more calcium than any other nut, and this high calcium content coupled with high magnesium content is what makes almonds alkaline food. Per 100gm serving contains 264mg calcium and 268magnesium.
Artichokes are mainly found in salad. It is good for cholesterol, heart, brain, liver and above all digestion. Artichokes are excellent in manganese content. Manganese is used in the metabolism of cholesterol, amino acids, and fatty acids. It boosts digestive health. This is due to the compound cynarin that increases the production of bile.