The Amazing Health Benefits of Celery
Consume Celery Before Bedtime and You Will
Be Amazed With The Overall Health Results
Celery lowers cholesterol levels and arthritis pain, helps in weight loss, detoxifies the body, reduces high blood pressure, and promotes overall health in a vast number of ways. ... Celery contains minerals such as calcium, sodium, copper, magnesium, iron, zinc, and potassium.
Celery is an excellent source of vitamin K and molybdenum. It is a very good source of folate, potassium, dietary fibre, manganese and pantothenic acid.
Celery is also a good source of vitamin B2, copper, vitamin C, vitamin B6, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and vitamin A (in the form of carotenoids).
The health benefits of celery is optomized when you drink celery juice as it lowers hypertension and sugar levels, reduce arthritis and gout.
The ribs of celery are crunchy and are often used to make soup or salad. It has a salty taste, so celery juice is a good mix with the sweeter fruit juices. Depending on variety, some may taste very salty.
Celery leaves has high content of vitamin A, whilst the stems are an excellent source of vitamins B1, B2, B6 and C with rich supplies of potassium, folate, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, sodium and plenty essential amino acids.
Nutrients in the fibre are released during juicing, aiding bowel movements. The natural organic sodium (salt) in celery is very safe for consumption, in fact is essential for the body. Even individuals who are salt-sensitive can safely take the sodium in celery, unlike table salt (iodised sodium) which is harmful for those with high blood pressure.
While many foods lose nutrients during cooking, most of the compounds in celery hold up well during cooking.
Acidity: The important minerals in this magical juice effectively balance the body’s blood pH, neutralizing acidity.
Blood Pressure: Celery has organic sodium that actually reduces blood pressure rather than increases it. Drinking celery juice every day for a week significantly helps lower blood pressure. A compound called phtalides help relax the muscle around arteries, dilating the vessels and allowing blood to flow normally. To be effective, drink the juice for one week, stop for three weeks, and start over.
Nervous system: The organic alkaline minerals in celery juice has a calming effect on the nervous system, making it a wonderful drink for insomniacs.