Let’s face it: celery is not much to look at. In fact, in many recipes its kind of an afterthought, adding texture and subtle flavor to the more “spectacular” foods. When it comes to nutritional value, however, this simple vegetable is a powerhouse of vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients which science confirms can stop breast cancer cells from growing.
First let’s take a look at the basics. Celery, which is related to parsley and fennel, is packed with these essential vitamins and minerals:
-Vitamin K (33% of the total daily recommended amount per serving!)