According to the national nutrition database of the U.S. Department of agriculture, 10 celery plants contain 4000 calories, 0.3 g protein, 0.1 g fat, 0.6 g carbohydrate, 0.3 g dietary fiber and 0.1 g Sugar. The same amount of celery can also provide 205% of vitamin K and 17% of vitamin a needed by human body. More importantly, celery also has the following health benefits:
prevent cancer. Myricetone is a flavonol found in celery, which has been proved to have a chemopreventive effect on skin cancer. In addition, celery contains a large number of chlorophyll, which can effectively block the carcinogenic effect of heterocyclic amines; heterocyclic amines are mostly generated in high-temperature barbecue food. If you like barbecue food, add celery.
are anti-inflammatory and lipid-lowering. Animal experiments show that myricetone can reduce blood glucose level and insulin resistance, and has anti-inflammatory and anti hyperlipidemic effects.
can improve bone health. Adequate vitamin K (provided by 10 celery plants) can improve the absorption of calcium and reduce the excretion of calcium in urine. ▲