*Please always consult your doctor and follow medical advice, celery should not replace prescribed medication.
Celery’s Super Powers
Not all superheroes wear capes. Celery is naturally low in carbs, with only 16 calories per cup, making it a 100% guilt-free snack. You could eat it for breakfast, lunch, and tea! It’s naturally packed with energy to keep you ticking and it puts the “crunch” in your crunch time. Let’s not forget the kids’ lunch boxes, where imagination and the body is fuelled. It’s healthy for the whole family, with a crispness that doesn’t require baking or frying.
Can help in reducing bad cholesterol*
Commonly used to aid weight loss*
Associated with lowering blood pressure*
Known to have anti-Inflammatory properties*
Where Do These Superpowers Come From?
The water content of celery helps you stay hydrated, and with fibre’s help, it keeps your metabolism up and running, giving you loads of energy. If that wasn’t enough, you can rely on Vitamin B2 to give you a boost as it tackles the food in your belly, making sure you get all you can out of it. Potassium is the mobile network of your body. It makes sure that all your muscles and nerves are communicating properly, which is crucial for getting through all your daily tasks and activities.
Vitamin K is important for giving calcium a lift to where it needs to go in the body, so we can have strong bones. Vitamin A helps your vision and immune system fight off the baddies. What’s more, 5% of your daily Vitamin A needs can be met with just a stalk of celery! Vitamin C is on the case when it comes to bones, tissue, blood, and skin.
So a serving of celery is a pretty big deal. And with this hero in your diet, staying healthy is easy, especially when unlocking its nutritional benefits is as easy as taking a bite.
Get to Know Your Celery
The superpowers of celery were discovered centuries ago, and the uses have evolved across cultures and countries since. From things like cleansing, preventing sickness, treating aches, and insomnia, all the way to being used as an aphrodisiac by the Romans, celery’s been kicking around for a long time.
Ancient Egyptians even used the celery plant for medicinal purposes, putting it in the tombs of Kings, namely Tutankhamen’s. While in ancient Greece, celery was used to make wreaths that crowned athletes and the winners of battles. The Italians introduced celery to their plates in time, and the French soon followed, adding celery to stews and soups. Now the whole world enjoys celery for its nutritious and delicious use in both food and drinks… and in the Celery Museum of Portage.
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Amount per 100 grams
*Percentage values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
May vary depending on your body’s calorie needs.