The Benefits Of Celery / Food Therapy
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This article is in honor of Health Awareness Holidays / National Nutrition Month & National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
Make better health part of your daily life, eat celery.
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The Benefits of Celery......................................

  • Good source of Apigenin.
  • Immune System : The high amounts of vitamin C in celery promote a healthy immune system.
  • Blood Pressure : Celery contains pthalides, which have been shown to lower blood pressure by relaxing the muscles around the arteries and allowing vessels to dilate. The calcium, magnesium, and potassium in celery also helps regulate blood pressure.
  • Cholesterol : The pthalides in celery may also lower cholesterol by increasing bile acid secretion.
  • Heart Health – Celery contains compounds that help to prevent atherosclerosis. And celery also helps to prevent inflammation of the cardiovascular system thus helping to prevent heart attacks.
  • Cancer : Celery contains coumarins which have been shown to be effective in the prevention of cancer. One study showed that eating celery might help fight cancer because it contains luteolin. And another study showed that celery can prevent the onset of breast cancer. Celery also contains an anti-cancer compound called apigenin, which has been effective at causing apoptosis (cell suicide) in numerous types of cancer cells. The food has been found to be extremely effective at killing ovarian, pancreatic, prostate, breast, liver, and lung cancer cells. In fact, in a recent study, celery killed up to 86% of cancer cells in the lungs (in vitro).
  • Diuretic : Celery has been used as a diuretic for centuries. Its diuretic effect comes from its balance of potassium and sodium which helps to flush out excess fluid from the body.
  • Inflammation : Celery is believed to have anti-inflammatory properties, which may help with ailments attributed to inflammation such as arthritis.
  • Diet Aid : Celery will not directly cause you to lose weight, but it is a great aid in weight loss because it is very low in calories and has a lot of filling fiber.
  • Alkalizing – Celery balances acid in your system thus helping to prevent disease.
  • Good for the GI Tract – Studies show that celery has the ability to prevent inflammation of the GI tact caused by fried foods. Celery also helps with gas, and soothes the GI tract… in fact Commission E in Germany recommends celery for upset stomachs.
  • Gastric Ulcers – Celery contains apiuman and 10 other simple sugar pectins that help to protect the lining of your stomach from gastric ulcers.
  • Constipation – Celery contains lots of soluble and insoluble fiber thus preventing constipation.
  • Weight Loss – One stalk of celery contains about 10 calories… making it a wonderful weight loss food.
  • Eye Health – Celery contains lots of Vitamin A which is important for good eye health and for preventing age related eye disease.
  • Diuretic – Celery is a good diuretic and detoxing agent. 18. Immune Booster – Celery is full of great compounds that help to boost up your immune system.
  • Salts – And yes celery contains sodium, but we do need some sodium to in order to live… and the sodium in organic celery is all natural and good for you.
  • Electrolytes – Celery juice is great for athletes, because celery juice contains good electrolytes that are important to replace when you sweat.
  • Anti-fungal – Celery is a powerful anti-fungal compounds.
  • Bad Breath – Celery and celery seeds contain compounds that keep bad breath bacteria in check.
  • Antibacterial – Celery contain lots of powerful antibacterial agents that help to prevent infections.
  • Memory – Celery contains luteolin which helps to prevent the formation of plaques in the brain… thus helping to prevent memory loss.
  • Celery contains Vitamins C and A which are a good antioxidants, B Vitamins for energy and good mood, lots of Vitamin K which is needed for proper clotting.
  • Potassium for cardiovascular health and water regulation, copper for anemia, calcium and phosphorus for strong bones, manganese for enzyme production, molybdenum for metabolism, and magnesium for stress and relaxation.
  • contains phytosterols, flavones, flavonols, furanocoumarins, dihydrostilbenoids, quercetin, and kaempferol which are all powerful antioxidant compounds.
  • Gout – Celery contains agents that help to rid the body of uric acid thus preventing gout.
  • Menopause – Celery contains about 50 powerful agents that help with menopause.
  • Increases Libido – Studies show that celery contains androstenol and androstenone which boosts libido.
  • Lots of Antioxidants – Celery contains lots of great antioxidants that help to repair DNA damage and prevent DNA damage. Also antioxidants slow the aging process. Celery contains phenolic compounds like those found in green tea.
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Medical Disclaimer:
This information is not meant to be substituted for medical advice. Always consult a medical professional regarding any medical problems and before undertaking any treatment or dietary changes.

Categories: Treatments / Home Remedies / Herbal Medicine / Food Therapy
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