Introduction: Celery is rich in vitamin B which helps with blood circulation. Potassium in celery can prevent edema and a rise in blood pressure. It is suitable for people with hypertension, hardening of blood vessels and depression to consume. Celery has rich dietary fibre which promotes the normal functioning of the digestive system and bowel movement. It also gives a sense of fullness to the stomach.
Note: Celery lowers blood pressure; people with low blood pressure should not eat too much.
Purchase: You should buy celery with a strong and heavy stem, green in colour and some white; leaves should be green and not yellow.
Cooking methods: Poach, stir-fry, served cold.
Home dishes: Poached celery; stir-fried celery with chicken filletstir fried celery with cashew nuts and scallops.