Celery

celery

celery

We enjoy celery either raw (in salads, as a snack, or with dips), or cooked (in soups, roasted vegetable dishes, or in stir fries).  Celery is very low in calories, but has an interesting flavor which complements dishes.  Select celery that is firm and free of signs of decomposition (brown areas and soft spots).  See the nutritional charts below for raw and cooked celery.

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Celery, raw

Scientific Name: Apium graveolens

NDB No: 11143

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
Proximates
Water
g
94.64
47
0.123
Energy
kcal
16
0
 
Energy
kj
67
0
 
Protein
g
0.75
26
0.035
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.14
24
0.017
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
3.65
0
 
Fiber, total dietary
g
1.7
0
 
Ash
g
0.82
24
0.023
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
40
46
1.809
Iron, Fe
mg
0.40
53
0.089
Magnesium, Mg
mg
11
48
0.377
Phosphorus, P
mg
25
46
1.066
Potassium, K
mg
287
52
8.653
Sodium, Na
mg
87
65
4.839
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.13
40
0.016
Copper, Cu
mg
0.034
48
0.004
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.102
49
0.011
Selenium, Se
mcg
0.9
7
2.706
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
7.0
29
0.346
Thiamin
mg
0.046
21
0.011
Riboflavin
mg
0.045
18
0.003
Niacin
mg
0.323
19
0.014
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.186
17
0.008
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.087
18
0.016
Folate, total
mcg
28
18
2.319
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
 
Folate, food
mcg
28
18
2.319
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
28
0
 
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
 
Vitamin A, IU
IU
134
19
14.939
Vitamin A, RE
mcg_RE
13
0
 
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
0.360
0
 
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.037
0
 
4:0
g
0.000
0
 
6:0
g
0.000
0
 
8:0
g
0.000
0
 
10:0
g
0.000
0
 
12:0
g
0.000
0
 
14:0
g
0.001
1
 
16:0
g
0.032
1
 
18:0
g
0.003
1
 
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.027
0
 
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.001
1
 
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.026
1
 
20:1
g
0.000
0
 
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.069
0
 
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.069
1
 
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
18:4
g
0.000
0
 
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
 
Phytosterols
mg
6
1
 
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.010
0
 
Threonine
g
0.022
0
 
Isoleucine
g
0.023
0
 
Leucine
g
0.035
0
 
Lysine
g
0.029
0
 
Methionine
g
0.006
0
 
Cystine
g
0.004
0
 
Phenylalanine
g
0.022
0
 
Tyrosine
g
0.010
0
 
Valine
g
0.030
0
 
Arginine
g
0.022
0
 
Histidine
g
0.013
0
 
Alanine
g
0.025
0
 
Aspartic acid
g
0.128
0
 
Glutamic acid
g
0.098
0
 
Glycine
g
0.023
0
 
Proline
g
0.020
0
 
Serine
g
0.022
0
 

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 14 (July 2001)

Celery, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt

NDB No: 11144

Nutrient Units Value per
100 grams of
edible portion
Sample
Count
Std.
Error
Proximates
Water
g
94.11
0
 
Energy
kcal
18
0
 
Energy
kj
75
0
 
Protein
g
0.83
0
 
Total lipid (fat)
g
0.16
0
 
Carbohydrate, by difference
g
4.01
0
 
Fiber, total dietary
g
1.6
0
 
Ash
g
0.90
0
 
Minerals
Calcium, Ca
mg
42
0
 
Iron, Fe
mg
0.42
0
 
Magnesium, Mg
mg
12
0
 
Phosphorus, P
mg
25
0
 
Potassium, K
mg
284
0
 
Sodium, Na
mg
91
0
 
Zinc, Zn
mg
0.14
0
 
Copper, Cu
mg
0.036
0
 
Manganese, Mn
mg
0.106
0
 
Selenium, Se
mcg
1.0
0
 
Vitamins
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
mg
6.1
0
 
Thiamin
mg
0.043
0
 
Riboflavin
mg
0.047
0
 
Niacin
mg
0.319
0
 
Pantothenic acid
mg
0.195
0
 
Vitamin B-6
mg
0.086
0
 
Folate, total
mcg
22
0
 
Folic acid
mcg
0
0
 
Folate, food
mcg
22
0
 
Folate, DFE
mcg_DFE
22
0
 
Vitamin B-12
mcg
0.00
0
 
Vitamin A, IU
IU
132
0
 
Vitamin A, RE
mcg_RE
13
0
 
Vitamin E
mg_ATE
0.360
0
 
Lipids
Fatty acids, total saturated
g
0.040
0
 
4:0
g
0.000
0
 
6:0
g
0.000
0
 
8:0
g
0.000
0
 
10:0
g
0.000
0
 
12:0
g
0.000
0
 
14:0
g
0.001
0
 
16:0
g
0.035
0
 
18:0
g
0.004
0
 
Fatty acids, total monounsaturated
g
0.030
0
 
16:1 undifferentiated
g
0.001
0
 
18:1 undifferentiated
g
0.029
0
 
20:1
g
0.000
0
 
22:1 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated
g
0.075
0
 
18:2 undifferentiated
g
0.075
0
 
18:3 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
18:4
g
0.000
0
 
20:4 undifferentiated
g
0.000
0
 
20:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:5 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
22:6 n-3
g
0.000
0
 
Cholesterol
mg
0
0
 
Phytosterols
mg
7
0
 
Amino acids
Tryptophan
g
0.011
0
 
Threonine
g
0.024
0
 
Isoleucine
g
0.025
0
 
Leucine
g
0.039
0
 
Lysine
g
0.032
0
 
Methionine
g
0.007
0
 
Cystine
g
0.005
0
 
Phenylalanine
g
0.024
0
 
Tyrosine
g
0.011
0
 
Valine
g
0.033
0
 
Arginine
g
0.024
0
 
Histidine
g
0.014
0
 
Alanine
g
0.027
0
 
Aspartic acid
g
0.141
0
 
Glutamic acid
g
0.107
0
 
Glycine
g
0.026
0
 
Proline
g
0.022
0
 
Serine
g
0.024
0
 

USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 14 (July 2001)

About Kimberly Hosler

An ethical vegan since June 2007, Kimberly is a NYS licensed Massage Therapist & a Director at All-Creatures. She serves as the current VP of the Albany Vegan Network and is the Founder & President of the Albany Vegan Lady Gang. She also enjoys volunteering at local Farm Sanctuaries. She lives in Upstate NY with her two kitties and senior blind yorkie and she also has two grown human children.

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