Celery (Apium graveolens), is a vegetable in the plant family called Apiaceae. The benefits of celery begin with it being an excellent source of antioxidants and beneficial enzymes. It also contains vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin B6.
Celery proven has many cardiovascular benefits. In recent studies, celery demonstrates both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities that help improve blood pressure and cholesterol levels, as well as prevent heart disease. Celery also provides dietary fiber that boosts digestion and weight loss. In addition, celery’s high percentage of water and electrolytes can prevent dehydration, and special compounds help celery to act as a diuretic and reduce bloating. As a supplier of antioxidant flavonoids and polyphenol phytonutrients, other significant benefits of celery include its ability to improve liver, skin, eye and cognitive health.
Read on this article, the top 10 health benefits of celery.