Growing up, I remember teen mags hailing celery as a negative calorie food, the ideal healthy snack. It wasn’t until a few years back, when I was at a raw-food reiterate in Malta, that I learned about this stalky veg’s true ‘magical’ powers and, in particular, its juice.
Light and easy to digest, celery stimulates and improves digestion as its roughage scrapes away excess mucus that may be plaguing your digestive tract.
Is celery keto-friendly?
Celery is low calorie, low carb food that a person can eat while following a keto diet.
Traditional Eastern Medicine’s Perspective of Celebrity Juice And Its Benefits
From a TPM perspective, celery is hot and dry in temperament and is mostly composed of the elements Air & Fire and therefore burns up (fire) toxins while flaming (air) the metabolic heat needed for proper digestion. It’s also a strong diuretic, detoxifying any stagnant fluid build-up in our lymphatic system. Great for hypertension, celery lowers blood pressure by removing excess water and thus lowering overall blood volume.
Celery is a diaphoretic, meaning it opens your sweat glands which are important for detoxification. It also contains compounds that relax the muscles that surround your arteries, allowing blood vessels to dilate and improve circulation.
What Nutrients are in Celery Juice?
When is the best time to drink celery juice?
Don’t be tempted to add anything else into the mix, as it’s important to drink fresh celery juice alone on an empty stomach if you want to receive maximum healing benefits.
Aim for a whole bunch or more in the morning, at least 15 to 30 minutes before breakfast.
When it comes to celery juice, be a purist; even adding water or ice will reduce the sodium cluster salts in celery juice responsible for so much of the healing. To find out more follow me on instagram