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Cucumbers are the 4th most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health, often referred to as a superfood. Cucumbers are often sprayed with pesticides so it is important to buy organic or even better, grow them yourself.
These are the amazing benefits of cucumber:
Cucumbers Contain a special hormone that pancreas cells rely on to produce insulin
Cucumbers contain 3 major lignans – Lariciresinol, Pinoresinol, Secoisolariciresino that have a long History of research in reducing breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer and more
Keeps you Minty Fresh
Because all it takes is one slice of cucumber to get rid of bad breath. just let that cool cucumber sit on your tongue and it may naturally rid your mouth of odor – causing bacteria
A Dieter’s Dream
Remember the part about cucumbers being 90% water? you should ask for a more fulfilling snack while on a diet and trying to lose weight! super low in calories and high in fiber
cucumbers are 90% water! that’s basically like drinking a glass of water with 10% of solidly delicious flavours.
Fisetin is an anti – inflammatory flavonol that you can find in you guessed it cucumbers. Its super healthy for the brain as it can improve your memory and prevent cognitive decline. In a research on mice with Alzheimer’s disease.
Vitamins and Vitamins
You couldn’t stuff any more essential vitamins into a cucumber. With vitamins A, B and C the cucumber will leave your Immune system strong, your energy high and your skin glowing
To avoid a morning hangover or headache; eat a few cucumber slices before going to bed. Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B vitamins and electrolytes to replenish many essential nutrients, reducing the intensity of both hangover and headache.