Celery is known for its nutritional values and low calorie content. 100gms of celery contains jut 14 calories making it a great food option for those intending to maintain their weight by cutting down on their calorie consumption. Celery is also low in saturated fats. 100 grams of Celery has just 0.1g of fat and no cholesterol. It contains calcium, dietary fiber, manganese, magnesium, pantothenic acid and potassium. It has also got Vitamins A, Vitamin C and B Vitamins.
1 small Stalk of Celery which is around 5 inches long contains 2 calories, 1 medium stalk of Celery which is around 7 to 8 inches long contains around 6 calories, 1 large Celery stalk which is approximately 11 to 12 inches in length contains 9 calories, a cup of chopped celery which weighs around 3.6 oz has 14 calories, 100 grams serving of celery has 16 calories and 1 ounce of celery contains 4 calories. One cup of diced celery which weighs around 120 grams contains 19 calories out of which 2 calories come from fat. Total fat content in 100 grams of celery is 0.2 grams out of which 0.1 grams is saturated fat and 0.1 gram is polyunsaturated fat. There is 96 mg of Sodium, 3.6 grams of carbohydrates, 1.9 grams of dietary fiber, 2.2 grams of sugar and 0.8 grams of proteins.
Its low calorie content makes it a good food option for those trying to reduce or maintain their weight. The water content in this vegetable makes sure that all the unwanted fluids in the body are flushed out to shed the extra pounds. It also assists in controlling high blood pressure. People suffering from arthritis are also recommended to have this. Celery is also known to benefit those having various other health problems. The Vitamin C content in it assists in building immunity to fight against ailments.