Health Benefits Of Fresh Celery

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CeleryOne of the commonest culinary herbs used in numerous cuisines worldwide is celery which is also highly valued for its amazing health benefits. The crunchy texture and distinctive flavor of these wonder herbs play a major role in not only garnishing but also in increasing the taste of the dishes apart from keeping you healthy. Scroll down to know more about the health as well as nutritional benefits contributed by celery and avail its benefits.


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



Health Benefits Of Celery:


  • Immune System:


The high vitamin C content of fresh celeries supports and protects immune system.


 


  • Cholesterol Levels:


Pthalides in celery is capable of lowering blood cholesterol levels by increasing bile acid secretion.


 


  • Cancer:


The coumarins in celery has been proven  to be effective in the prevention of cancer.


 


  • Blood Pressure:


Pthalide content of celery regulates blood pressure by relaxing the muscles around the arteries and allowing vessels to dilate. The calcium, potassium and magnesium content of celery, plays a major role in regulating blood pressure.


 


  • Inflammation:


The anti-inflammatory properties of celeries has a significant impact on ailments attributed to inflammation such as rheumatism, arthritis etc.


 


  • Diuretics:


The diuretic effect of celeries comes from its amazing balance of potassium and sodium which helps to flush out excess fluid from the body.


                                                


  • Low Calories:


Celery aids in weight loss, since it has a very low content of calories and has a lot of filling fiber.


 


Fresh celeries are great source of nutrients and has a significant effect on your health. So enjoy celeries and avail its health benefits to the maximum extent.


 


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Anonymous's picture
Celery can prevent cancer?
Nutri.Foodie's picture
As per the literatures i came across, coumarin in celery is capable of curing certain types of cancer.