If you keep up with health trends and wellness buzzwords, you have probably heard of the craze surrounding celery juice. This fibrous vegetable has gained popularity in recent months and for good reasons! Its deep green stalks are loaded with a variety of essential vitamins and minerals!
Celery contains the plant compounds apigenin and luteolin, two antioxidant powerhouses. Along with high levels of Vitamin C & K, potassium, and folate, making this juice an incredible immune booster. To enjoy the full benefits of this wonder veggie, it is best to consume 16 oz. on an empty stomach first thing in the morning. Alternatively, you can drink the juice 15-30 minutes before or after a meal. After consumption, wait 15-30 minutes to fully benefit from all its goodness!
Here are two ways to get this nutritious superfood into your daily diet.

The Original Juice Ingredients:

1-2 bunches of celery

Directions:

1. Wash celery and run through juicer.
2. Drink immediately on an empty stomach.

 

Can’t stand the taste of pure celery juice? One way to become accustomed to its strong, bitter flavor is to juice it with other foods to build tolerance. Try this blend of detox-friendly fruits and vegetables for a delicious morning juice. Follow the same directions as the recipe above!

 

Alkalizing Wake up Juice Ingredients:

1 bunch celery
1 cucumber
1 lemon
2 (.5 oz) pieces ginger

Directions:

1. Wash all ingredients and run through juicer.
2. Drink immediately on an empty stomach.

 

Have you tried celery juice? Do you agree with its popularity or do you think it is just another passing health trend? Let us know in the comments below!