Celery

The common everyday celery actually has a rich history that includes hundreds of years of use as a medicine to cure the flu, water retention, colds, and a plethora of other ailments. Although today it is mainly used for consumption, it is still highly regarded as it contains many essential nutrients. It’s often used in weight-loss diets because it provides low-calorie dietary fiber bulk. Celery seeds are also a great source of calcium, vitamin C and several other active compounds that may help lower cholesterol and prevent cancer. Celery is thought to have originated in the Mediterranea..

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