Its crunchy texture and distinctive flavor makes it a popular addition to salads and many cooked dishes. Enjoy the delicious tradition of eating cream or butter on cooked celery stalks. Next time you are making fresh squeezed carrot juice give it a unique taste dimension by adding some celery to it.
Celery, which has the scientific name Apium graveolens, is a vegetable in the plant family called Apiaceae. The benefits of celery begin with it being an excellent source of antioxidants and beneficial enzymes, in addition to vitamins and minerals such as vitamin K, vitamin C, potassium, folate and vitamin B6.