Celery is an excellent source of vitamin K and a good source of several other nutrients like fiber, potassium and some B vitamins. More impressively, though it contains a compound called apigenin that has been shown to inhibit cancer growth. Maybe ants on a log should be enjoyed by children and adults everywhere.
Read this scholarly article on apigenin:
Most people think of eating raw celery or including it in a recipe like a soup. Try it as a main vegetable dish in this braised celery dish. You won’t be disappointed! It is super easy and fast to make.
Your Recipe: Braised Celery
Recipe courtesy Food Network Magazine
Liz Weinandy, M.P.H., R.D.
Besides being a member of the 614Fitness community, Liz is a Registered Dietitian and staff dietitian at the OSU Wexner Medical Center. She has published numerous articles on diet and appears often on local television.