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Natural wonders of cucumber for sound health

How cucumber can benefit your skin

* Reduce swelling

* Helps acne-prone skin

* Helps fought against premature aging

* Ease pain, redness, and irritation caused by sunburns, insect bites, and rashes.

* Provides a base for hydration.

Benefit of eating Cucumber

1. It's High in Nutrients

Cucumbers are low in calories but high in many important vitamins and minerals.

raw cucumber contains the following;


Total fat



Vitamin C

Vitamin K




2. It Contains Antioxidants


 It prevent the accumulation of harmful free radicals and may reduce the risk of chronic disease.

3. It Promotes Hydration

  Cucumbers are composed of about 96% water, which may increase hydration and help you meet your daily fluid needs.

4. It May Aid in Weight Loss

 Cucumbers are low in calories, high in water and can be used as a low-calorie topping for many dishes. All of these may aid in weight loss.

5. It May Lower Blood Sugar

  cucumber may help lower blood sugar and prevent diabetes-related complications, although additional research is needed.

6. It Could Promote Regularity

 Cucumbers contain a good amount of fiber and water, both of which may help prevent constipation and increase regularity.

Reasons why cucumber is not ideas at night

* Cucumber is also not a friendly snack for people with sensitive stomachs. 

* It contains an ingredient called cucurbitacin, which is a powerful ingredient, known to cause indigestion problems. 

* Even a little growling or indigestion can lead to flatulence, which again makes it difficult to rest with ease at night

Reasons to eat cucumber everyday

* Improves digestion

  Packed with vitamins, dietary fiber, and water, cucumber helps in indigestion. Having a cucumber daily can solve issues related to bowel movements and hence help you combat constipation.

* Stronger bones

  Cucumbers contain vitamin K and calcium which are essential for strong bones. Vitamin K has been found to reduce the risk of bone fractures and also plays an important role in the absorption of calcium.

* ​Improves cardiovascular health

 Cucumbers contain magnesium, potassium, and vitamin K. In taking magnesium and potassium can lower down blood pressure. A regular intake of cucumber has been found to decrease bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels as well. 

Vitamin K works as a vital factor in blood coagulation.

* Fresher Breathe

 Cucumbers have phytochemicals that protect themselves from harmful substances on the vine. Due to these substances, it can remove harmful bacteria in your mouth. Simply hold a slice of cucumber on the roof of your mouth with your tongue for 30 seconds to kill the bacteria and cool the mouth.

* Reduces stress

Vitamin B1, vitamin B5, and vitamin B7 found in cucumbers are known to help lower anxiety and reduce the effects of stress.

* ​Makes skin softer and glowing

 It's cooling and hydrating properties help in rejuvenating dull and dry skin. Cucumber contains B vitamins like niacin and riboflavin along with vitamin C and zinc which are key to maintaining perfect glowing skin. Keep your beauty cream aside and try eating cucumber every day.

How to eat your cucumber

* Salads

* Ice pops

* Raw

* Soup

* Smoothies

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