Benefits of celery

Both the root and leaves and stalk of celery are edible. All are rich in vitamin and mineral. Also it is a very good potassium and iron source.

Keep in mind

Celery increases breast milk supply. Also it is known that celery is good for insomnia.


It is a diuretic food. If your little gourmet has  diarrhea please ask your doctor first to avoid increasing dehydration.

Celery contains an element called psoralen. This protects it from insects. However it may also cause allergic reactions. After you give a small amount of celery to your little gourmet, check for the allergy symptoms.

During teething....

During teething , celery stalks may be a good solution for itching teeth. The soothing effect of celery is also good for moodiness. Cut the stalks of celery, wash it well and keep it in the freezer for 10 minutes and then give it to your baby as a teething ring. You will see that they work better than plastic teething ring.

When looking for recipes with celery, choose the ones that are good both for you and your baby. Among dishes with celery, celery salad, celery soup are the ones that all the family will enjoy. Also you can add celery to fishes, chicken and lentil soup. For Gurme Bebek recipes with celery that your baby will love,  click here.
Nutritional value per 110 gram celery; 

Vitamin A 494 IU 
Vitamin K 32.2 mcg 
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg 
Vitamin C 3.4 mg 
Folate 39.6 mcg 
Calcium 44.0 mg 
Magnesium 12.1 mg 
Phosphor 26.4 mg 
Vitamin E 0,3 mg 
Phosphor 39 mgr 
Potassium 286mg