Celery has pale green leaves and stalks which is a part of the Apiaceae family with parsnips, fennel and parsley. Celeriac is also a member of this family which has a light brown exterior with crisp, white, aromatic flesh inside.
Celery is cultivated in cool climates where the winters get cold and summers are hot.
- Incredibly low in calories which helps to promote weight loss. (1)
- Very high in fibre, which helps moves food through the digestive tract more quickly, and therefore helps lower your risk for colon cancer. (2)
- High in vitamin C which is extremely effective in providing autoimmunity functions that help the body fight diseases. (4)
- Contains vitamin K which is beneficial to prevent cancer and promote bone strength. (5)
- Possesses the minerals: folate, potassium, manganese, copper, phosphorus, magnesium, and calcium which work together to provide metabolic functions as well prevent bone demineralisation. (6)
- Provides B-vitamins which are essential as they can only be obtained from an outside source and help with metabolic functions in the body. (7)
- High in beta-carotene forming antioxidants which enhances the immune system and lowers the risk of inflammation, heart disease and the formation of cancerous cells. (8)
Celery Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 100 grams, raw
|Calories from Fat||2|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g||0%|
|Total Carbohydrates||3 g||1%|
|Dietary Fibre||2 g||6%|
|Vitamin A0%||Vitamin C||77%|
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie intake.
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