Cucumber benefits and facts

Hello! This is Shees. Today we will talk about Cucumber.

What is Cucumber:

It belongs to the family called Cucurbitaceae. It is the creeping vine which bears cucumiform fruit.

It is scientifically called Cucumis sativus.

Cucumber

Varieties:

Cucumber has three main varieties:

  • Slicing:

These are long and straight cucumbers.

They have thicker skin.

  • Pickling:

They are usually shorter than Slicing.

It has more spines.

  • Seedless:

They are longer and thinner.

They have very tiny seeds.

Facts of Cucumber:

  • The sliced cucumber gives an instant relief to sunburnt skin.
  • Cucumbers contain 96% water.
  • Cucumbers are the cool and moist due to high water content.
  • It contains Vitamine A, C, K, fibers, and potassium.
  • Cucumber is the great source of chlorophyll.
  • Cucumbers can help to lower eye puffiness.

Cucumber

Healthy benefits of cucumber:

These are the healthy benefits of Cucumber:

Hydration:

Nature filled a lot of water in the cucumber, so, you should eat it in hot summer.

Bone healthy:

Cucumber is full of vitamin K which prevent bone fracture. So, it makes your bone strong.

Cancer-killing:

Cucumber contains cucurbitacins which have anti-cancerous properties.

Weight-loss:

It helps you to lose your weight. Add it into your diet.

Blood Pressure:

It proves very good for BP patients because it maintains your blood pressure.

Refreshment:

Eating cucumber refreshes your mouth and heal up diseases gums.

Hair:

Silica is present in the cucumber which makes your hair smooth.

kidney health:

Cucumber lowers uric acid levels in the body, keeping both of the kidneys happy.

Skin:

Cucumber is very good for your skin also. It relief your skin from sunburn.

So, guys, this is all about cucumber. Hope you get not enough but a lot of knowledge from this article. Thanx!




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