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Celery can be used in weight-loss diets, where it provides low-calorie dietary fibre bulk.
Celery contains androstenone. Celery seeds are also a great source of calcium, and are regarded as a good alternative to animal products.
In temperate countries, celery is also grown for its seeds. Actually very small fruit, these "seeds" yield a valuable volatile oil used in the perfume and pharmaceutical industries.
They also contain an organic compound called apiol. Celery seeds can be used as flavouring or spice, either as whole seeds or ground and mixed with salt, as celery salt. Celery salt can also be made from an extract of the roots.
Celery is usually found in the produce section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.
Celery is a member of the Vegetables and Vegetable Products USDA nutritional food group.
|1 cup chopped||101|
|1 NLEA serving||110|
|1 stalk, large (11"-12" long)||64|
|1 stalk, medium (7-1/2" - 8" long)||40|
|1 stalk, small (5" long)||17|
|1 strip (4" long)||4|
|British (UK) term:||Celery|
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