Celery is a member of the carrot or Umbelliferae family.

A household staple, celery is comprised mostly of water, making it extremely low in calories.



HEALING TIP:  Be sure to choose organic celery. Celery is one of the most chemically contaminated crops and on the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen


Estimated Glycemic Load=1
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Selecting and Storing Celery

Keep covered, refrigerated and unwashed for up to two weeks.

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About The Author

Kelley Herring, founder of Healing Gourmet, is a natural nutrition enthusiast with a background in biochemistry. Her passion is educating on how foods promote health and protect against disease and creating simple and delicious recipes for vibrant health and enjoyment.

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