Fruits Vegetables
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Celeriac, Apium graveolens var. rapaceum / Umbelliferae
Benefits for the health
Celeriac is a good source of pro-vitamin A carotenoids, vitamin C and flavonoids. The cooking process diminishes the content of vitamin C. This vitamin is a powerful antioxidant that may protect against cancer in several parts of the body; at the same time, it fights virus and infections. It is thought that flavonoids are also protective elements against cancer and cardiovascular diseases.
Popular tradition
It is important to highlight that celeriac has some medicinal qualities, since it is a diuretic plant and it contains exciting properties. It is an excellent depurative for the organism although it may cause indigestion if it is eaten raw.
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