Archive for April, 2012

Celery (Apium Graveolens)

Celery Health BenefitsCelery (Apium Graveolens) is an edible plant, a relative to fennel and parsley. It is a very common food on our kitchens, and those of us who are concerned about their body mass and work on losing some weight are well aware about celery being a low calorie and so called “negative calorie” food (in other words, our body needs more calories to digest celery than it actually receives with the celery we consume).  Celery root is a very common ingredient for our favorite vegetable soups, vegetable stews, salads, and other healthy meals we all love so much. So, what are the health benefits of celery and what kind of therapeutic values does this natural remedy have? (more…)