Solo, seasoned (with lemon, salt or olive oil), in salads or cold soups, cucumber (Cucumissativus) is a food that despite containing up to 97% water, is composed of a set of nutrients that cause very beneficial effects on our body.
Cucumbers are one of the vegetable which is cultivated worldwide. It is easy to grow and can grow in almost any soil and any area with the cycle of the four seasons.
Being one of the easiest vegetables to grow and being able to be grown anywhere, the use of cucumbers in recipes (especially salads) is huge. Its freshness is always welcome in Spring and Summer, in those days of sweltering heat.
Benefits and Properties of Cucumber
Noteworthy are its use is not only culinary but also its many medicinal properties, because most of its weight corresponds to water (up to 97%) so in their composition and also this is a set of nutrients, such as vitamins B, vitamin K, potassium, copper, vitamin C and manganese.
In this regard, here are a few of the beneficial properties of cucumber for your body, by with you will not want to stop eating:
The large amount of water contained in the cucumber, will help to eliminate the retained liquid and to shrink your extremities.
It is rich in vitamin C and beta-carotene, which plays a key role in the war against aging.
This is due to its content of several B vitamins, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5 and vitamin B7, which are known to reduce anxiety and physical and emotional effects associated with stress.
Thanks to its high water content and fiber.
Helps Reduce The Weight:
Well, it’s really low in calories; also calm anxiety of hunger and serves as a diuretic.
Take Care Of Your Brain:
Since it contains “fisetin” which acts as an anti-inflammatory which plays a very important role in brain health.
So now you know, because of these and other beneficial properties of cucumber, please include your daily diet. Nor hesitate to share this post with friends and family.
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