Celery is useful - everyone knows this, but very few people know that this plant also contributes to weight loss. Nutritionists present to the attention of slimming new diets and recipes based on celery.
- 1 composition and the beneficial properties of celery
- 2 Use celery slimming
- 3 Diet
- 4 Recipes celery
- 5 ThisIt is not recommended to use celery
- 6 Reviews
Composition and useful properties of celery
Celery contains the following substances:
- beta carotene;
- vitamin C( ascorbic acid);
- vitamin B3( nicotinic acid);
- amino acids;
- volatile essential oils;
- potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, zinc, iron, sodium.
Due to its composition this plant has such properties:
- strengthens the immune system;
- protects against infectious, viral diseases;
- helps slow the aging of cells;
- cleanses the body of toxins and toxins;
- helps to relieve an increased excitability, to calm the nervous system;
- is the prevention of atherosclerosis;
- stimulates and improves the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract;
- supports and restores the water-salt balance of the body;
- stabilizes the increased pressure by relaxing the muscles of the smooth muscles of blood vessels.
Due to the low calorie content of celery, they are often included in dietary meals or generally replace some products. In 100 grams of the product contains:
- 32 calories;
- 1.3 grams of protein;
- 0.3 grams of fat;
- 6.5 grams of carbohydrates;
Celery use for weight loss
All parts of the celery can be used with benefit: the broth is made from seeds, the roast is roasted, the stem portion is eaten raw.
Recommendations of dieticians
Using diets containing celery, it is important to know:
- fleshy and juicy celery roots tend to be boiled and baked;
- cauline part used in salads in raw form or roasted and stewed with other products;
- celery leaves are added as greens by the type of parsley and dill;
- seeds are used as a seasoning. The celery itself can be consumed fresh at any time of the day, but if it is only a constituent of a dish, then it is worth paying attention to other components, including their caloricity and digestibility by the body.
Separately it is necessary to tell about juice of a celery. This is a natural laxative and diuretic that removes excess water, toxins and toxins. It has many vitamins and minerals that normalize the metabolism. For the effectiveness of weight loss is best to use only freshly squeezed celery juice. Drink it should be 1 tablespoon before meals 3 times a day. You can use this remedy in breaks between meals, but the volume of consumed celery juice should not exceed 100 ml per day. If there are no contraindications to the application, the celery juice can be drunk indefinitely.
The daily intake of celery should not exceed 150-200 grams.
One of the most famous and popular diets based on celery lasts 14 days. Nutritionists recommend alternating such meals with vegetables, fruits, boiled chicken breast, rice. A basic dish throughout the diet is a celery soup. The way of its preparation and ingredients are simple and accessible to almost everyone.
Table: recipe celery soup
Ingredients number Celery 3 pieces Cabbage 1 head Carrot 6 pieces Onions 6 pieces green pepper 2 pieces Beans green 400 grams Tomatoes 6 pieces Tomato juice( water + software requiresawns) 1,5 liters Parsley 1 bunch
listed finely cut vegetables, and then mixed. The resulting mixture is filled with tomato juice, if necessary, you can add a little water. The pan is put on fire and brought to a boil on high heat, cooked for 10 minutes and then the fire is reduced, another 10 minutes are boiled. During the diet, you can eat soup in unlimited quantities.
Table: diet schedule
day diet Products day 1 soup in unlimited quantities + fruit except bananas 2 soup in unlimited quantities + vegetables in cheese 3 Unrestricted soup + raw vegetables + potatoes in uniform for dinner 4 Unlimited soup + bananas( 3 pieces) + kefir non-fatty 5 Soup in unlimited quantities + 350-700 g of boiled chicken breast or lean fish + tomatoes( 6 pieces) 6 Soup in unlimited quantity + 350 g of boiled chicken breast or lean beef + vegetables in raw form 7 Soup in unlimited quantities + brown boiled rice + raw vegetables 8 Soup in unlimited quantities + fruit, excluding bananas 9 Soup in unlimited quantities + vegetablesuncooked 10 soup libitum + vegetables raw + jacket potato at supper 11 soup libitum + bananas( 3 pieces) + kefir defatted 12 Soup in unlimited quantity + 350-700 g of boiled chicken breast or lean fish + tomatoes( 6 pieces) 13 Soup in unlimited quantity + 350 g of boiled chicken breast or lean beef + vegetables in raw form 14 Unrestricted soup + brown boiled rice + raw vegetables
In order for the result to be successful, you must strictly follow the diet menu and rules. Consumption of fatty, floury, spicy, salty, alcoholic beverages is excluded, as well as other foods and dishes not indicated in the diet. A sufficient intake of clean drinking water is necessary - 1.5 liters per day.
Recipes for dishes with celery
In addition to a diet based on celery, nutritionists have developed a variety of dishes, where celery is an indispensable component. All meals are low-calorie and useful, and do not require complicated cooking and high costs. Building your weight loss diet using celery-based dishes, it should be remembered that in order to achieve the effect, you need to limit yourself to eating high-calorie foods with a high content of fats and simple carbohydrates( flour products, convenience foods, sweet, smoked, salted), and also exercise, To observe a mode of a dream and rest.
Dietary "green" soup
- 5-6 stalks of celery;
- 200 grams of cabbage;
- 500 grams of tomatoes;
- 400 grams of green onions;
- 2 liters of water.
All vegetables are finely chopped, mixed. The resulting vegetable mixture, except for sliced celery, put in a saucepan and pour water. Pour the saucepan on a fire and cook for 25 minutes on medium heat, then add sliced celery, add salt and pepper to taste and cook for another 5 minutes until cooked.
Cheese cream "Cheese" dietary
- 200 grams of celery stalks;
- 100 grams of cheese 20% fat;
- 400 grams of cauliflower;
- 1-2 stems of green onions;
- 1 pc. Carrots.
Boil the cabbage, carrots, celery until soft, then problender. Separately grate the cheese and heat until it becomes viscous. Melted cheese and chopped leeks add in vegetable puree.
What you need to prepare:
- 1 bunch of celery greens;
- 2-3 pcs. Tomatoes;
- 2 pcs. Sweet pepper;
- 500 grams of cabbage;
- 5 pcs. Bulbs.
Cabbage, tomatoes, onions, peppers are finely shredded, mixed, placed in a saucepan. The resulting mixture is poured in water and put on fire. On a strong fire, cook for 5 minutes, then add chopped celery, salt and pepper to taste, cook for another 5 minutes on low heat.
celery salad with apples and parsley
- 1 pc. Celery root;
- 3-4 pcs. Apples;
- 2-3 pcs. Bulgarian pepper;
- a bunch of parsley;
- 200 ml low-fat yogurt;
- salt - to taste.
Traditionally, all of the components of lettuce finely chopped, mixed and added to yogurt, salt to taste. In addition, you can add a couple drops of lemon juice.
Onion salad with celery and cucumber
- 2-3 pcs. Stalks of celery;
- 1 pc. Green pepper;
- 1 pc. Cucumber;
- 2 stems of leek;
- 100 grams of fat-free cottage cheese;
- 3 tbsp.olive oil.
all vegetables and celery shred, cucumber cut into sticks, mix, dressed with olive oil, salted to taste. In the prepared vegetable mix is added cottage cheese and the dish is ready.
- 200 grams of celery;
- 500 grams of carrot;
- 400 grams of turnips.
The listed components are rubbed, then mixed, salt is added to taste and lemon juice. The resulting mixture is stirred again and allowed to stand for 30-60 minutes.
Salad of celery and cabbage
- 4-5 pcs. Stalks of celery;
- 1 cabbage head;
- 2 pcs. Carrots;
- vinegar - to taste.
First cabbage is finely chopped, then carefully punched to let the juice, fit in a salad bowl, mix with vinegar and insist half an hour. Then rub on the grated carrots, finely chopped stalks of celery and all this is added to the cabbage. The resulting mixture is thoroughly mixed, salt is added to taste and lettuce is ready.
- 2 pcs. Stalks of celery;
- 1 pc. Banana;
- 1 tbsp. Low-fat yogurt;
- 2 pcs. Carrots;
- 1 bunch of parsley;
- 1 tsp. Honey;
- 0.5 tsp. Cinnamon;
- 100 ml of water.
All the ingredients, previously washed and cut, are placed in a blender, yogurt( kefir), honey, cinnamon, parsley greens are added. The resulting mixture is thoroughly mixed.
Celery fresh on the basis of kefir with lemon
- 3-4 pcs. Stalks of celery;
- 1 liter of low-fat kefir;
- 1/4 pcs. Lemon;
- 200 ml of water.
Sliced celery and lemon are placed in a blender, poured with kefir and water. The resulting mixture blenders. The drink is ready.
- 1 liter of tomato juice;
- 1-2 pcs. Stalks of celery.
In the tomato juice is added chopped celery. The mixture blenders and is seasoned with a few drops of lemon juice.
Who is not recommended to use celery
Celery will cause harm:
- to people suffering from stomach ulcers, gastritis, acidity of gastric juice;
- for people suffering from thrombophlebitis and varicose veins;
- for pregnant and lactating women;
- to people with individual intolerance.
Celery is generally very useful vegetable, it is very good for the heart, yet he is perfectly restores the nervous system. Therefore, the soup is useful not only for weight loss, but it can be used and just to get all these pleasiness.
After a week on the soup I had a lightness throughout the body, a lot of energy, and most importantly a good mood! !!After all, the diet was successful))))
The celery diet is very simple. Do not invent anything, cast a spell over the dish. Celery can and should be consumed as raw, boiled and stewed. Try not to be lazy and the result will not keep you waiting long. All successes in losing weight.
According to dietitians, celery is useful for losing weight by stimulating the digestive system and purifying the stomach: the celery contained in the celery is very slowly absorbed by the body, Does not go to fatty deposits, and fiber stimulates intestinal peristalsis.
Celery has long been considered a storehouse of vitamins and minerals, cooks gladly add it to dishes to give a refined taste, but it is now - and more valuable component of dietary nutrition.