Juice Your Celery

Celery is loaded with potassium and magnesium. Celery is also a good source of fiber and vitamins A, C, and E.  Celery combats hypertension because it contains coumarin, a compound that relaxes the smooth muscle cells in the arterial walls, allowing the arteries to dilate and effectively lowering blood pressure.[1] Its cooling and calming properties make it an excellent addition to the diet for high-stress types and athletes.  In addition, celery is a low-calorie food. Each eight-inch rib has only six calories, making it a healthy and replenishing snack.

Juice celery sticks in the morning.  Celery is great raw, and it is also delicious cooked in soups, stews and casseroles.

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