This is part of a series on how our food can help certain organs that resemble their same shape. I already shared with you how carrots benefit the eyes, how tomatoes and grapes benefit the heart and how walnuts are essential for brain health.
Celery, rhubarb and bok choy, among others, are stalky and long… just like our bones. These foods specifically target bone’s health because they’re both 23% sodium – bones are 23% sodium and so are these foods. When you lack sodium in your system, the body pulls it from the bones, thus making them weak. These foods replenish and maintain balance to the skeletal needs of the body.
Celery and rhubarb also contain calcium… but its better absorbed when eaten with other calcium rich foods, such as yogurt or cheese.
I don’t use celery all that much in my cooking and have never eaten rhubarb in my life, but here are some recipes where you can incorporate celery and bok choi into your diet: