Aids in digestion
Aids in hydration
Aids in intestinal disorders
Enhances production of breast milk
Increases Sex Hormones & Orgasm
May reduce risk of Alzheimer
May reduce risk of urinary tract infections
May regulate heart rate
Reduces risk of cervical cancer
Relieves chest infections
Serving size: 1 cucumber; Calories: 47; Fat: .3g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 6mg; Carbs: 11g; Sugars: 5g; Protein: 2g; Potassium: 12%DV; Vitamin A: 6%DV; Vitamin C: 14%DV; Calcium: 4%DV; Iron: 4%DV
Did You Know?
- The skin can be used like aloe to treat skin irritations and sunburns.
- Press a slice of cucumber to the roof of your mouth for 30 seconds, and it will kill bad breath-causing bacteria!
- Cucumbers are a great hangover cure - eat a few slices before going to bed and you'll wake up with a much less intense hangover.
- Cucumbers are made up of 95% water! Snacking on cucumbers can help curb hunger.
Ways to Eat:
- In salad
- Chop some onions and some cucumbers, the soak in one part water, one part vinegar, and some sugar for a delicious, light side!
- Cucumbers originated in India and have been cultivated for 3,000 years.
- It's thought that cucumbers were introduced to the rest of the world by the Greeks or Romans; they were brought to North American by the mid-16th century.
- The United States is the fifth-largest producer of cucumbers in the world.