Celery has long been known for its useful qualities. This is one of the few plants that a person consumes entirely: roots, stems, and leaves. Leaves for greens for soups and salads are harvested in June-July. Stems - in August, the roots are harvested in September-October. Most of all essential oils are contained in tubers-roots.
How to make juice from celery?
Juice from celery is considered a wonderful tool for losing weight. Usually, it is prepared from the roots of the plant, but young stems are also suitable. Of course, using a juicer is the easiest and least energy-intensive way. Freshly squeezed celery juice can be prepared with a grater and gauze. The use of juice from celery for weight loss is strictly dosed - no more than 100 ml per day.
Like any plant containing a huge amount of active substances and essential oils, celery juice has a number of contraindications to use. It can not be used during exacerbations of chronic diseases of the digestive system. Pregnant and lactating women, young children are not recommended to drink celery juice, as this can provoke an allergy.
How to take juice from celery?
If everything is clear with how to prepare and squeeze juice from celery, then the question of how to take celery juice often remains unclarified until the end. Portions should be small. For losing weight, take 3 tbsp. spoon before eating. In fact, celery is one of the products with the so-called negative caloric content. This means that more calories are spent on digestion than it contains. Celery juice has a low calorie content, less than 20 kcal per 100 gr. But it activates the process of digestion, the food is digested and absorbed more quickly. Due to the fact that metabolism is accelerated and weight loss occurs.
The juice from celery is quite specific to the taste. For those who prefer to do without taste flavors in the diet, you can advise mixing it with other vegetable juices. Tomato and carrot are the best for this, you can also use beetroot and sweet pepper juice.