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Food Myth: Eating celery negates its calories.
Chewing and digesting celery does not expend more calories than there are in the vegetable, unfortunately. According to TIME, there are no "negative-calorie" foods. At 6 calories per stalk, however, it's still a healthy addition to Asian chicken salad.