Celery is composed of between 90 to 95% by water, which is why it is considered one of the vegetables that contributes the least calories, since it has only 16 calories for each one hundred gram serving !!! This makes it a very easy to digest food and a very good supply of hydration for the body at the same time that it nourishes it.

  • This delicious vegetable also has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce inflammation of the abdomen and other types of inflammations that can, for example, affect the joints and muscles.
  • Celery is also very rich in nutrients that are essential for our body such as vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B9 and C, minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium and iron, and essential amino acids that must necessarily be incorporated with the diet because our body is not able to synthesize them by itself.
  • It should be noted that it is a very chosen vegetable when it comes to dieting because in addition to its low caloric intake, it has a diuretic and purifying action, thanks to its contribution of essential oils such as limonene, selinen and asparagine, which are found on all in the celery stalk and in the seeds and also in the leaves. It also produces a good feeling of satiety thanks to the amounts of water and fiber it contains, which calms anxiety, and its antibacterial and antiviral action, helps fight various types of gastrointestinal infections, helping to improve the health of the digestive system. .
  • By stabilizing body fluids, it helps improve kidney transit, thus reducing inflammation caused by fluid retention.
Samantha Robson
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Dr. Samantha Robson ( CRN: 0510146-5) is a nutritionist and website content reviewer related to her area of ​​expertise. With a postgraduate degree in Nutrition from The University of Arizona, she is a specialist in Sports Nutrition from Oxford University and is also a member of the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

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