#thursdaythrive Celery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

All about Celery Season!

*Celery is one of the very low-calorie herbaceous plants. Its leaves carry only 16 calories per 100 g weight and contain lots of non-soluble fiber (roughage) which when combined with other weight loss regimens may help reduce body weight, and blood cholesterol levels.

*Wild celery has been used in medicines to reduce blood pressure, to relieve indigestion and as an anti-inflammatory agent. It also used as a diuretic to remove excess water from the body.

*The celery herb is used as a garnish in a variety of recipes. It blends well with other complementing vegetables like potato, carrot, beans and poultry.