Celery is often thought of as the quintessential diet food, flavorless and stringy but so low in calories as to guarantee you’ll shed pounds. And in truth, celery is really good for weight loss. But it offers much more than that. Celery is so good for you that after you read this article, you’ll want to both eat it and slather it on your skin!
You may think that there is so much water and fiber in celery that it couldn’t contain much else, but in reality celery is an excellent source of several important vitamins and minerals. For starters, it is particularly high in vitamin K and molybdenum.
Present in lesser but still significant amounts are folate, potassium, manganese, and pantothenic acid. When you eat celery, you’ll also net vitamins A, B2, B6, and C, copper, calcium, phosphorus, and magnesium.
Ready to find out what all that goodness can do for you? Read on and prepare to be surprised. Some of these benefits, especially #6 and #7, may just change the way you think about caring for your body.