Celery, which has the scientific name Apium graveolens, is a vegetable in the plant family called Apiaceae. It is rich in antioxidants and beneficial enzymes, in addition to vitamins and minerals such as Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Potassium, Folate and Vitamin B6. Here are three health benefits of celery:
* Helps Lower Cholestrol: Benefits of celery include its cholestrol-lowering power that make it useful for improving or maintaining heart health.
* Lowers Inflammation: Celery contains antioxidants and polysaccharides that are known to act as anti-inflammatories, especially flavonoid and polyphenol antioxidants.
* Helps Prevent Ulcers: Here’s one of the benefits of celery you may not have known about: It can help prevent or reduce the formation of painful ulcers.