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Doctor insights on: Celery Salt

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

It's an element that is important in the cell functions ...Read more


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What is the benefits of taking celery tablets?

Food Myths: I do not know of any health benefits. Did a physician recommend this? ...Read more

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Is celery a healthy food? Should I buy it organic?

Is celery a healthy food? Should I buy it organic?

Yes & Yes: Celery is a good source of vit c, vitamins b1, b2, b6, folic acid, calcium & potassium, it can lower blood pressure, help indigestion, reduce menopausal symptoms & may reduce risk of cancer & alzheimer's. See www.Foods-healing-power.Com/celery-health-benefits.Html however, it's listed #2 in the environmental working group's "dirty dozen" list of foods with most pesticides. See www.Ewg.Org/foodnews/. ...Read more

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Please help! what are the health benefits of celery?

Please help! what are the health benefits of celery?

Fiber: Celery has vegetable fiber which can aid in digestion. Otherwise it has water and a trivial amount of calories. It has no nutrients. Some consider that the chewing of celery consumes more calories than it supplies. ...Read more

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Would a carrot and celery diet be beneficial to my weight and overall health?

Would a carrot and celery diet be beneficial to my weight and overall health?

No: Extreme diets are not helpful in the long run and may be dangerous on the short term. There is little to no protein in a diet consisting of just carrots and celery. Consult your doctor or a dietician or a nutrionist. ...Read more

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Benefits of celery supplements?

Benefits of celery supplements?

Many benefits: Celery seed is a natural diuretic, helps pms and menstrual cramps, is used for gout, protects the liver, may help high blood pressure and lower cholesterol and reduce inflammation. More research is needed but it is safe to try. See http://voices.Yahoo.Com/celery-seeds-health-benefits-medicinal-uses-2649797.Html?Cat=68 & http://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/herb/celery-seed. ...Read more

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Best way to store celery to preserve its nutrition?

Best way to store celery to preserve its nutrition?

Refrigerator: Celery tastes good to many and is a crunchy addition to many prepared foods like potato salad and tuna salad. Celery is usually kept in the refrigerator drawer to preserve its character. Celery however, has little nutritional value. Jokingly it is said that eating a stalk of celery is minus 3 calories due to the energy consumed in chewing it. It has no vitamins, minerals or other nutrients. ...Read more

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Whenever I eat celery sometimes I feel like I'm going to gag on the celery and today when I ate celery I gaged on the celery what does this mean. ?

Whenever I eat celery  sometimes I feel like I'm going to gag on the celery and today when I ate celery I gaged on the celery what does this mean. ?

Fibrous: Celery is very fibrous; break a stalk in half and you will see "strings". It is those string that may be causing the gagging. If you still want to eat celery I suggest taking smaller bites and chewing more vigorously. Otherwise there are many other crunchy veggies to try such as carrots, radishes, jicama, fennel and cucumbers, just to name a few. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can eating celery cause diarrhea?

Can eating celery cause diarrhea?

No not normally: No eating celery usually does not cause diarrhea. ...Read more

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What foods speed up metabolism for wt loss? Celery?

What foods speed up metabolism for wt loss? Celery?

Metabolism: Celery acts as a mild fluid pill, and eating a lot fills your stomach with no calories and roughage. Exercise is the healthiest way to stimulate metabolism. Diet medications or stimulants, that some people consume as food, can also increase you metabolism a little. Foods that consume more calories to digest, proteins, least is fat and carbs. Best foods are no to low calorie vegetables - go vegan. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to celery am I allergic to fennel?

If I am allergic to celery am I allergic to fennel?

Likely: Since the most common issue with celery is related to pollen-food allergy syndrome, I will assume it is the case here. Allergic sensitivity is cross-reactive between Birch family of pollens (or mugwart) and foods including celery and fennel (and others in apiaciae family like carrot). Patients may not have symptoms with all foods in the family, but would be expected to have symptoms with 2-3. ...Read more

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I am allergic to celery does that mean I am allergic to fennel as well?

I am allergic to celery does that mean I am allergic to fennel as well?

Not necessarily: Although the two foods are in the same genus does not mean that you will react to all the foods in that family. Depending on your reaction to celery I would proceed with caution and you can always have an allergist test you for these foods. ...Read more

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Possible celery allergy. Is that for real?

Possible celery allergy. Is that for real?

Yes: It is possible to be allergic to celery, however it is more common to have mouth symptoms after eating raw celery as a cross reaction to birch tree pollen allergy. This is called oral allergy syndrome. ...Read more