If you are under the notion that this crunchy, watery, stick-like vegetable has no nutritional value and just occupies a space in the supermarkets then you are about to be proven very wrong.
Not only long-term but there are impressive short-term benefits of this stick-like vegetable. Scroll down to read more.
Well, who thought this stick-like vegetable can turn people into sticks? Anyways, jokes aside, the vegetable is seriously low in calories, with its fiber content being high. So, consume a daily and reap the benefits.
Higher levels of hydration:
Now, since the introductory phrase contained the word ‘watery’, then it has to stand up to its name. Celery is practically, 95% water, it can prevent dehydration if consumed all day long.
Add Celery to your diet if you are at risk of getting cancer or a cardiovascular disease. It will prevent the chronic inflammation and help you a great deal.
Stop heartburn and acid reflux:
Its low level of acidity make it a must-have snack/vegetable. People have mentioned the positive effects celery has on acid reflux, nevertheless, more studies are yet to be done on it.
Improve Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Levels:
A chemical is found in Celery, which is called Phthalide, it reduces the blood pressure by 18% and blood cholesterol levels by 7%.
Celery contains a high amount of fibers, and it is an essential part of the food of the people who suffer from constipation and other stomach problems.
Reduces the risk of diseases of stomach lining:
Celery also contains antioxidants which helps to reduce the possibility of gastritis and gastric ulcers.
Some people assume that men who consume celery look comparatively more attractive than men who do not, as it contains androstenol and androstenone.
Keep the eyes healthy:
Celery contains Vitamin A that protects cornea of eyes and treats dry eyes.
It has a soothing effect:
Along with many other nutrients, Celery also contains Magnesium, which is known to have a soothing It is used to calm the nerves and sleep peacefully.
So, now you know that Celery isn’t just a green stick, but an actual vegetable.
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