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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

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Choose straight, rigid celery stalks with fresh leaves. Avoid pithy, woody or limp stalks. Should smell fresh, not musty. 

Varieties to Explore
Celeriac 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Low in sodium, Low calorie, Good source of vitamin C 

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Celery is fat free.

Sodium & Hypertension:

  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. 
    Celery is low in sodium. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Celery is low in sodium. 
  • Celery, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. 

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Celery contains no saturated fat or cholesterol.

Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. Celery is a good source of vitamin C. 

STORE

Refrigerate celery in a plastic bag for a week or more.

SERVE

The Top 10 Ways to Enjoy celery  

Check out our celery recipes!    

SAVOR

Presence In Ethnic Cuisines  
Chinese, Japanese, Korean / South East Asian (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / Mediterranean   

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Social Media Posts 

Celery adds a wealth of nutrition to any dish! Don’t miss the opportunity because you’re out. Dried Celery is a great substitute in many soups, stuffings, and casseroles. @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

A good source of Vitamin C, CELERY brings the perfect crunch and flavor to any meal or snack. Enjoy it in this Classic Veggie Soup: http://ow.ly/AfWm9 @fruitsandveggies #haveaplant 

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