We are so excited you are here reading our new blog section on our gorgeous new website! This month we are talking about celery, the humble vegetable with some serious health benefits. Have you tried this latest health trend that is likely taking over your Instagram feed? You may be wondering, why is everyone obsessed with having a tall glass or fresh celery juice? We are going to enlighten you on why many are calling it the do-it-all beverage and don’t you worry we have it available at all 3 Well•ness Bar locations so you can get in on this goodness!
7 Benefits of Drinking Fresh Celery Juice
Let’s talk health benefits of fresh celery juice! There are many surprising advantages of drinking 16 oz. of fresh celery juice. If possible drink shortly after waking up and preferably on an empty stomach.
#1 Loose the Bloat.
No one likes being bloated, with the holidays around the corner this just may be your new secret weapon. Celery is a natural diuretic, what does that mean? It will release some water retention while keeping you hydrated. This also means celery is good for flushing toxins out of the body while also enhancing weight loss. Sounds like a win, win, win to us!
#2 Protect your Bones.
Celery is high in calcium, silicon, and Vitamin K. Calcium and silicon help to regenerate and strengthen damaged bones. Vitamin K protects against osteoporosis and assists in bone metabolism.
#3 Anti- Inflammatory.
Inflammation affects so many people without them realizing it and could be responsible for your bran fob and tiredness! Celery juice has two compounds (polyacetylene and luteolin), which make it an anti-inflammatory powerhouse. This makes it so celery juice can reduce the symptoms that are associated with arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s and other conditions that are affected by inflammation.
#4 Get your Glow on.
Who doesn’t want to have clear glowing skin? Celery has many minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium and selenium. These minerals can result in bright and glowing skin! Who knew a simple green juice could make you more beautiful 😉
#5 Smooth & Youthful Skin.
Speaking of gorgeous skin, Celery juice can also help smooth your skin and reduce those wrinkles. As we mentioned earlier Celery juice is packed with vitamin A, B, C, K, niacin and folate. These are all essential for repairing skin damages as well as assisting in producing collagen and nourishing our skin. Consistently drinking celery juice will help you get that smooth, young and wrinkle-free skin of your dreams.
#6 Get your body Alkaline.
What does it mean to have your body be alkaline? The pH of your body is in a more alkaline rather than in an acidic state. It is trying to maintain equilibrium at a pH of 7.365 (which is slightly alkaline). When it is in a highly acidic state it will seek balance, and may do so by drawing nutrients from the bones. Studies have shown that very few foods are as powerful as Celery juice in maintaining the acid-base balance in our body. It reduces the acidity and makes our body alkaline.
#7 Calms the Nerves.
Thanks to the magnesium in Celery juice it can have a soothing effect on your nerves, helping you to relax! We may or may not be chugging this on Black Friday!
Did you know that we can freshly press celery juice for you at all 3 locations? We understand that plain fresh celery juice isn’t for everyone so we wanted to highlight some of our favorite juices that contain celery as a great, still very healthy alternative:
kale | cucumber | celery | ginger | lemon | parsley | lime
apple | cucumber | celery | kale | ginger | lemon
kale| cucumber | spinach | green apple | cayenne pepper
pear | cucumber | celery | ginger | kale | lemon | mint
the w•b team