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Benefits of celery

 

Celery
Celery is an aromatic vegetable that belongs to the Apiacea family.

Celery stalks add crunch to raw salads and dips and mild flavor to soups and smoothies.
It's also packed with antioxidant that help fight cellular damage.

Celery is high in fiber and nutrients and low in calories.
It's full of potassium, vitamins and antioxidant. Celery is 95% water. 

The antioxidant in celery include well-known varieties such as flavonoids and vitamin C. As well as lunularin and bergapten.
They help cancel out natural chemical in your body called free radicals that can harm cells and lead to cancer and other disease.

Celery is rich In a plant compound called phthalide .This phytochemicals relaxes your artery walls to help blood flow and to lower your blood pressure. 

About celery nutrition

Celery is almost all water . it's biggest nutrients are carbohydrates, followed by protein,and trace amount of fat .

Celery is good source of :

-Vitamin A
-Vitamin C
-Vitamin K
-Potassium
-Folate
-Calcium 

Nutrients per serving
A cup of chopped celery has :
 - calories: 14
- protein: Les than 1 gram
- fat : Les than 1 gram
- Carbohydrates: 3 grams
- Fiber : 1,6 gram
Sugar : 1 gram  

Things to look out for

If you eat too much celery,it can cause bloating or gas.That may be because celery has high level of the compound mannitol, which can cause dehydration, disrupt the balance of sodium levels in your body,and create other problems.

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