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Updated 28 February 2013

Celery

Celery is a good source of potassium. It has a diuretic effect, can help control blood pressure and has anti-inflammatory effects.

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Celery is a good source of potassium. It has a diuretic effect, can help control blood pressure and has anti-inflammatory effects.

Celery is most nutritious eaten raw, but is still beneficial when cooked.

Celery is extremely low in calories and can be eaten freely. About four stalks a day, raw, or cooked will lower high blood pressure. The greener the celery, the higher the levels of vitamin C, folate and carotenes.


Calories 7
Fibre 1,1g
Potassium 320mg
Folate 16mcg
Per 100g
 
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