Celery is a member of Apiaceae family with parsnips, fennel, and parsley. It offers many health benefits as celery is an excellent source of antioxidants and beneficial enzymes. But did you know that you can eat celery seeds? More about that in a minute.
Celery contains many minerals such as calcium, sodium, copper, magnesium, iron, zinc, and potassium. It is also a great source of fatty acids and vitamins including vitamin A, K, C, E, D, as well as the B vitamins (thiamin, riboflavin, folic acid, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12).