Celery - a plant of the Umbelliferae family. The root of spherical shape is used for consumption, as well as flavorful crunchy stems and leaves. The leaves are rich in vitamin C and carotene. Root vegetables contain more than 4% of sugar, as well as potassium, calcium, phosphorus. Raw celery contains more healing properties. It is useful in stomach diseases, rheumatism, obesity, and diseases of the urinary bladder.
Celery has been considered a healthy treasure for ages. Hippocrates knew about the beneficial properties of celery, and recommended it to cure ailments. Regular consumption has cleansing, rejuvenating and restorative effects on the body. Freshly squeezed celery juice clears the body of toxins, slows the aging process, has diuretic and laxative effects, normalizes metabolism, recommended for prevention of obesity and diabetes and skin diseases.
Celery contains many important minerals such as potassium, zinc, calcium, iron, phosphorus, magnesium, vitamin C, vitamins B, PP, E and pro-vitamin A. Regular consumption of celery has a healthy effect on the skin, hair and eyes. 16 calories of energy. In addition, celery has "negative calories", when the body burns more calories in digestion than consumption. Regular drinking of celery juice or eating fresh stems will help in weight loss without losing the joy of life.