For centuries, celery was used by Greeks and Egyptians as a folk medicine.
Even though this vegetable provides amazing medicinal and nutritional properties, many people are not even familiar with its benefits. So, it is time to change that!
Health benefits of celery:
- Help weight loss
- Mosquito repellent
- Prevent cancer
- PMS relief
- Pain management
- Hypertension (high blood pressure)
If you consume celery on a regular basis, it takes only 7 days to significantly improve your overall health.
Celery has a rich content of minerals, vitamins, and other nutrients such as iron, magnesium, zinc, calcium, vitamins A, B12, C, E and K, and potassium.
The consumption of celery can be extremely beneficial for people who suffer from gout or some other form of rheumatoid arthritis due to the fact that this vegetable has the ability to promote the growth of tissue in inflamed areas, and reduce joints inflammation and swelling.
Furthermore, celery is abundant with coumarin, flavonoids, phthalides and antioxidants which can act as cancer-fighting agents.
Many studies have proven the effectiveness of coumarin in fighting the free radicals and cell mutations, which usually can cause cancer. Additionally, the high content of vitamin C prevents the common cold or cardiovascular diseases.