Celery has its list of health benefits – and the fact that it is a low carb vegetable just made it even more desirable to include in your diet. So how many carbs in celery are there?
There is only 1 carb per medium stalk of celery. A medium stalk is typically 7 to 8 inches in length. In a large stalk of celery there are 2 carbs. You’re looking at stalk that’s around 11 to 12 inches in length. Perhaps you are watching your carbs and the recipe is calling for a cup of celery. One cup of celery contains a meager 3.5 carbs.
Not only is celery a low in carbs, but it is a nutritionally packed vegetable that contains 40% of the Vitamin K you need in a day all in one serving. Vitamin K protects the heart and thickens your blood. Celery also contains a small amount of vitamin A, vitamin C, folate and calcium.
Without a doubt, celery has few carbs which makes this vegetable fitting for a low carb diet.
Did you know: One ounce of seeds will yield over an acre of celery!
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