Benefits of Celery
Celery is a very rich source of antioxidants. The vegetable contains the following phytonutrients: phenolic acids, flavonols, dihydrostilbenoids, flavones, furanocoumarins, and phytosterols. Its leaves are rich source of flavonoid antioxidants such as zeaxanthin, lutein, and betacarotene, which have been antioxidant, cancer protective and immuneboosting functions. For the same reason, celery has been acknowledged as a functional food.