Aids in digestion
Aids in weight loss
May regulate blood sugar
Protects skin from UV rays
Relieves chest infections
Serving size: 1 stalk; Calories: 6; Fat: .1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 1mg; Carbs: 32g; Fiber: .6g; Sugars: 1.2g; Protein: .3g; Potassium: 2%DV; Vitamin A: 3%DV; Vitamin C: 2%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 0%DV
Did You Know?
- Celery was used in the Middle Ages to treat toothaches, insomnia, gout, rheumatism, anxiety, and arthritis.
- The first use of celery as a culinary ingredient was as flavoring in France.
Ways to Eat:
- In soup or stew
- In salad
- Celery was first cultivated in the Mediterranean about 3,000 years ago.
- While it's grown year-round in the United States, it's more difficult to grow because of its optimal conditions.
- California and Michigan produce most of the celery crop in the United States.