INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CELERY




INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT CELERY

An excellent source of vitamin C, celery is also a very good source of dietary fiber, potassium, folate, molybdenum, manganese and vitamin B6.

Celery is a good source of calcium, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, magnesium, vitamin A, phosphorous and iron.

The best vegetable source of naturally occurring sodium.

The high water content in celery makes it ideal for vegetable juicing.

Celery is an excellent diuretic, rich in both potassium and sodium, the minerals most important for regulating fluid balance, stimulates urine production, thus helping to rid the body of excess fluid.

Celery contains compounds called coumarins that help prevent free radicals from damaging cells. Coumarins also improve the activity of certain white blood cells, immune defenders that target and eliminate potentially harmful cells, including cancer cells. In addition, compounds in celery called acetylenics have been shown to stop the growth of tumor cells.

Pthalides in celery help to reduce stress hormones and help relax the muscles around arteries and allow those vessels to dilate allowing the blood to flow at a lower pressure.

The vitamin C in celery acts to support the immune system, also prevents the free radical damage that triggers the inflammation. Associated with a reduced severity of inflammatory conditions, such as asthma, osteoarthritis, and rheumatoid arthritis.

As an easy way to reduce grains in your diet, spread peanut butter on celery rather than bread.



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This information is not designed as or intended to be used as medical diagnosis or advice. Patients should consult their physicians about diagnosis and treatment.