Celery root cutThe flavor of celery is distinctive and the fact that it is low in calories makes it the favorite ingredient in diets. Usually we use it to replace celery leafs for a unique mild and sweet flavor.
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Celery root, which is also known as “celeriac”, is low in cholesterol and saturated fat and is found to be an excellent source of riboflavin, calcium, Vitamin B6, magnesium, phosphorus, and an excellent source of potassium, Vitamins A, C, and K, as well as dietary fiber. In a study done at Harvard Medical School it was shown that vitamin B6 could help prevent colon and or rectal cancer in women. Vitamin B6 is vitally important for proper immune health and also is essential in the health of red blood cells, muscles, and nerves.
Celery root is loaded with dietary fiber which helps to maintain a healthy digestive system, prevent constipation, and the onset of hemorrhoids. Because celery root has a high content of Vitamin B6 along with the high content of dietary fiber, the consumption of celery can greatly decrease your chances of colon cancer.
The content of Vitamin C in celery root helps to build a strong immune system by fighting off harmful free radicals that damage cells and are said to cause many types of cancer. Riboflavin, also found in celery root, helps to convert the food you eat into energy to be stored and used as needed. Individuals whom exercise on a regular basis would be wise to include celery root into their diet as a much needed source of energy is provided to the tissues and muscles from the riboflavin that is found in celery.
Because celery root is low in cholesterol and saturated fats, its consumption can help reduce heart related diseases such as heart attacks and clogging of the arteries from cholesterol build up.