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celery,

biennial plant (Apium graveolens) of the family Umbelliferae (parsleyparsley,
Mediterranean aromatic herb (Petroselinum crispum or Apium petroselinum) of the carrot family, cultivated since the days of the Romans for its foliage, used in cookery as a seasoning and garnish.
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 family), of wide distribution in the wild state throughout the north temperate Old World and much cultivated also in America. It was first cultivated as a medicinal, then (during the Middle Ages) as a flavoring, and finally as a food, chiefly for soups and salads. The seeds are still used for seasoning. Celeriac is a variety cultivated chiefly in N Europe for the large edible turniplike root. Celery is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Umbellales, family Umbelliferae.
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One of the most underrated and most beneficial vegetables of all. One of the best sources of potassium, sodium and sulfur, the three most needed minerals in the human body. Also vitamins A,B,C. Natural diuretic, laxative and discourages water retention, greatly improving appearance. It is a great source of natural water for hydration. Instead of drinking water (especially after the gym), drink celery juice instead. Water retention is a sign of being dehydrated believe it or not. Also used for impotence, erectile function and male sexual health. Reduces blood pressure, relieves muscle spasms. Used for arthritis, gout, kidney problems.

celery

[′sel·rē]
(botany)
Apium graveolens var. dulce. A biennial umbellifer of the order Umbellales with edible petioles or leaf stalks.

celery

1. an umbelliferous Eurasian plant, Apium graveolens dulce, whose blanched leafstalks are used in salads or cooked as a vegetable
2. wild celery a related and similar plant, Apium graveolens
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Notable Nutrients: Celery 2 (10-inch) stalks (110g) Calories: 18 Vitamin K: 32 mcg (40% DV) Vitamin A:494 IU (10% DV) Folate: 40 mcg (10% DV) Note: g=gram, IU=internationai units, mcg=micrograms, DV=Daily Value, based on 2,000 calories/day Refreshing Waldorf Salad 1/3 c nonfat Greek-style yogurt 1/2 walnuts, toasted, coarsely chopped 2 Tbsp of mayonnaise, preferably made with canola oil 1 c chopped celery 1 tsp lemon juice 2 medium apples, 1 tsp honey chopped (about 2 1/2 cups) 1.
Celery root, also called celeriac, is the tasty root of the celery plant, but with a less pronounced celery taste.
But the British Dietetic Association said there is "no evidence to suggest recommending" celery juice to babies.
It's true celery contains important micro nutrients like vitamin K, potassium and folate, but claims it can heal your gut, cure autoimmune diseases, chronic fatigue, skin problems and depression, are misleading.
Celery requires a long growing season, and demands a continuous supply of moisture and heavy fertilization.
The next morning, I rinsed the stalks of celery I'd pre-cut the night before.
Gravy After two hours take the beef out of the oven and let it rest.Transfer the cooking juices into a pot, discarding the onion and celery.
Some health enthusiasts claim that drinking celery juice has cured them of mental health problems and infertility.
Delicately spoon over the roasted chicory and celery, and drizzle over that flavour-packed dressing.
ALMOND BAKED CELERY Place 1 bunch celery, thinly sliced in a greased square pan, cover with 1/2 cup chopped, blanched, lightly toasted almonds, then 1/2 cup grated, sharp cheddar cheese.
The popularity of celery quickly spread and demand greatly exceeded the supply.
Celery is related to parsley and fennel, a member of the Umbelliferae family of plants.