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More than a green stalk dipped in peanut butter or the typical (healthier) side of a hill made from Buffalo wings, celery gets a new lease: juice.
Maybe The new "it" green celery juice is full of vitamins and minerals that can help with digestion, purify the body and detoxify and aid weight loss. When half a cup of celery juice is squeezed, it contains 40 calories ̵
Rich in vitamin K and calcium and flavonoids, fresh raw celery and, according to a recent study, the juice can help strengthen bones and prevent osteoporosis. Stalks also contain antioxidants and phytochemicals that can reduce both the risk of inflammation and disease, said Jenna Gorham, registered nutritionist. This does not mean that celery or its juice is a miracle food for everyone.
Gorham adds, "Unfortunately, celery is nothing special, which makes it a magical remedy – all the trend makes it." It says that the daily consumption of celery is not unhealthy, but to integrate a variety of fruits and vegetables into your diet is just as beneficial, if not more than the amount you contain. "Celery also contains fiber (if completely consumed), vitamin A, folic acid, potassium and vitamin C, so including celery in your diet may be a healthy choice. Celery juice itself has not been investigated, and the claims behind the trend are not supported by science. "
A recent report in the Journal of Evidence Based Complementary & Alternative Medicine found that celery has (quite) anti-inflammatory properties and may contribute to cardiovascular disease, jaundice, liver disease, urinary tract infections, rheumatic diseases, as well as to reducing high blood pressure, and more, another report The College of Agricultural University of Illinois found that apigenin, luteolin, flavonoids in celery (and artichokes) may even help kill pancreatic cancer cells, but one claim that Gorham believes holds little weight is that drinking celery juice on fasted A person's stomach (ie the first one in the morning) helps to get the full effect of the Verda support and weight control. "N No matter what time of day or how full or empty your stomach is, you'll benefit equally from the nutrient composition of celery," says Gorham.
Juicing the stems makes digestion easier, but of course, it empties fiber to help you Instead, Gorham recommends consuming celery as a whole to maintain its full fiber. "Most people do not consume enough fiber, and celery is a great way to enjoy the dishes Adding flavor while increasing fiber intake, "says Gorham, also suggests using the green to stir fries, soups, stews, salads, body dishes, casseroles, and more." Celery, carrots, and onions are the main ingredients classic French Mirepoix, which provide a delicious flavor base for a variety of dishes, "say Try them in a smoothie to add to other fruits and vegetables, or just eat it with a scoop of peanut butter and topped with raisins. "