Celery vegetable is a herbaceous plant of the parsley family and is considered an extremely healthy green vegetable. Believed to have originated in the Mediterranean, is now cultivated globally. It is considered a cleaning toxic to counter the deficiencies of the winter diet.
They are eaten raw, mixed into a salad, and used to sprinkle or garnish baked or fried dishes. The leave of celery is strongly flavoured and used in soups, stew, or as a dried herb.
100 grams of raw celery vegetable contains:
- Water: 95.4g
- Carbohydrates: 2.97g
- Dietary Fibre: 1.6g
- Ash: 10.75g
It also contains Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, and Potassium k.
Health Benefits of Celery
- Celery helps in the detoxification of the body.
- It reduces inflammation in the body and prevents diseases such as arthritis and muscular pain.
- Low in calories and carbs, celery aids weight loss and digestion.
- Vitamin A and C as well antioxidants present in the celery, boost the immune system.
Fresh Celery with stalks intact can be placed in the fridge for a week.
Country of Origin: India
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