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Does celery have a lot of sodium?

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One cup of diced celery has 96 milligrams of sodium, which is 4 percent of the recommended daily allowance of sodium for adults. This is higher than many other raw vegetables, such as broccoli with 30 milligrams per diced cup.

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According to Fox News, a large rib of celery has 50 milligrams of sodium. This is a small percentage of the total recommended daily amount, but it is enough to add a flavor boost to other dishes. Adding celery to soups, salads and casseroles adds a hint of salt for those on low-salt diets. Other sodium-rich vegetables, such as carrots and beets, work similarly to add flavor to dishes without adding table salt.

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