Celery

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Stalks eaten raw or cooked or used as seasoning;widely cultivated herb with aromatic leaf stalks that are eaten raw or cooked.

Interesting facts about Celery

Celery
Celery
  • Are you aware that celery had its roots in France and Italy in the 1600’s?
  • Are you aware that celery is in the carrot family?
  • Are you aware that celery is green?
  • Are you aware that celery grows above ground?
  • Are you aware that celery consists of leaf topped, ribbed stalks growing in a bunch with a common round base?
  • Are you aware that celery hearts are the inner ribs of the celery bunch?
  • Are you aware that California grows the most celery in the U.S.?
Celery drink
Celery drink
  • Are you aware that “Pascal” celery is the most common variety?
  • Are you aware that raw celery is crunchy?
  • Are you aware that celery has a mild, sweet flavor?
  • Are you aware that celery is a good source of vitamins A and C? (Vitamin A is important for cell growth and development, for fighting off diseases and for good vision. Vitamin C is needed by the body to form collagen in bones, cartilage, muscle, and blood vessels, and aids in the absorption of iron.)
  • Are you aware that celery is often added to soups, stuffing, casseroles, stir-fries and stews to add flavor and seasoning?
  • Are you aware that celery stalks have a groove in the middle that is perfect for adding fillings like peanut butter or cream cheese?

Nutritional information on Celery

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NB:Carbohydrate, by difference(total carbs-fiber) is also called net carbs

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