Benefits of Eating Celery: From Weight Loss to Cholesterol and Blood Pressure

Celery or Apium graveolens is a marshland plant that is cultivated as a vegetable since ancient times. It is a biennial vegetable that was being used for medicinal purposes during the 9th century B.C. in Greece. Its use as a food began in the 1700s in Europe. Celery, however, is a very nutritious veggie, which is chock full of Vitamin C, dietary fiber, potassium, folic acid, Vitamin K, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2 and calcium. One stalk of celery contains only 20 calories. And if you are still wondering about the benefits of eating celery, then let me tell you that the health benefits of eating celery includes weight loss, lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels, treats infection and boosts digestion.  (more…)
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