Health benefits of cucumbers
Cucumbers (Cucumis sativus) are widely used in traditional diets. Like watermelon, cucumbers are keeping the body hydrated while helping the body to eliminate toxins. They are made up mostly of water and they are a good source of B vitamins, silica, potassium, ß-carotene and a-carotene, vitamin K and low in calories, just 15 calories per 100 g, with no saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. Dietary fibers from a cucumber peel are good for constipation reduction.
Cucumbers with their refreshing and mild taste and health benefits are going to help you with: Alzheimer’s disease, prostate cancer, diabetes, unwanted inflammation, weight control, constipation, heart disease, bad breath, digestive health, hangover, headache, arthritis and bone health.
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