Now I love them and eat them as much as I can. Especially in the summer. I love cucumbers plain, pickled or in salad.
Cucumbers are a good source of B vitamins. Just one cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc. Theay are also a perfect beauty treatment.
The regular intake of cucumber juice is very useful both internally and externally.
Feed your body what it needs and you can keep your strong bones and the glow of youth.
Cucumber health benefits:
~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
Cucumber helps in reducing swelling around the eyes. Cut cold cucumbers into thick slices. Find a place to relax with a slice over each eye for about ten minutes or until the cucumber becomes warm. It is also a natural remedy for under-eye circles. Cucumbers have an anti-inflammatory effect that reduces puffiness and you will begin to see results after a few uses.
Cucumber is great for your complexion and will leave you with a super fresh and radiant feeling.
It can help you in treating with so many skin problems.
Due to its cooling effect it can be called as a magic wand for all your skin problems. The cleaning and cleansing property will help your complexion hugely, making it soft and supple. It works wonders on wrinkles as well.
Cucumber is a fantastic source of silica and silica is important for hair health. Daily cucumber juice intake helps prevent hair loss and promote your hair grow healthier.
Cucumber a quick fix for cellulite. Rub a slice of cucumber on the problem area for a few minutes. The phytochemicals in the cucumber cause the collagen in your skin to tighten, firming up the outer layer and reducing the visibility of cellulite.
Lately I learned that Cucumber is an energy booster. If you want to get rid of afternoon tiredness without resorting to using caffeine (Red Bull), eat some cucumber. The Vitamin B and Carbohydrates in the cucumber will offer the energy boost your body needs.
Do you like to party a lot?
Are you prone to hangovers and headaches after a few drinks?
Another surprising fact I learned was that Cucumbers are an amazing hangover cure. What you have to do is to eat a few cucumber slices before going to bed. It will stop you waking up with a headache. The sugar, vitamin B and electrolytes in the cucumber will replace any vital nutrients the body may have lost. It will keep your system balanced and prevent hangovers.
Remember: Drinking and eating cucumbers will definitely help you maintain a healthy lifestyle!
Go Green. Go Healthy!
Green fruits and vegetables have many health-promoting benefits.
In particular, kale, broccoli, zucchini, cucumbers, green apples and grapes are good sources of antioxidants.