4 Reasons To Eat Celery (Try It In Our Potato Salad Recipe!)
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Celery is a vegetable that people seem to either love or hate – but if you are in the latter group, you are missing out! A biennial plant, celery is in the same family as carrots, dill and fennel. Why should you add it to your meals? Celery:
- Is an excellent source of vitamins C and K, and its active compounds, pthalides, may help lower blood pressure.
- Has long been associated with dieting due to its fiber content and low calorie count.
- Is rich in potassium and sodium – important in regulating fluid balance and stimulating urine production.
- Lends itself to soups, stews and stir-fries as well as salads, or spread with natural nut or seed butters as a snack.
When choosing, always seek out organically grown celery, as pesticides are commonly used on conventionally grown varieties.
Try celery in this seasonal Red Potato Salad recipe!
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